October 12,1929 – July 23, 2017
Dick passed away peacefully on July 23 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife Bunny to whom he was married for 62 years, 4 children: Jeff (Kathy Rooke), Maryanne (Todd Rutkowski), Wendy (Nicholas Kapicki), Laura (Shawn Normore), and 9 grandchildren. He was a master upholsterer and later a radiator repairman. After losing all his fingers to frostbite at age 35 he was the custodian at Okanagan Landing Elementary School for 22 years. He was also a charter member of the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Fire Department. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, July 29 at 10:00am at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home.
Donations to Hospice House in Dick’s memory would be greatly appreciated.