We regret to announce the passing of Bill (William Edwin) Bowerman, formerly of Vernon/Oyama at the age of 88 on 17 February 2009 in Nanaimo, BC.
Predeceased by his wife Barbara and eldest daughter Valerie, he is survived by 3 daughters (Angela Cramb of Oyama, Wendy Caron of Grand Falls, NB and Debbie Hird of Nanaimo), six grandsons, one granddaughter and one great grandson.
Bill served in WWII in Italy with the Princess Patricia Battalion and was a long standing member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Red Deer, Alberta and Oyama, BC. He was also past President and one of the founders of the Canadian Speed Skating Association and Alderman in Red Deer, Alberta.
Respecting Bill’s wishes there will be no wake or funeral and the body will be cremated. The family asks that donations be made in Bill’s honor to the Heart and Stroke Association in lieu of flowers.