Captain Ian Wellington Moore Mackenzie

Captain Ian Wellington Moore Mackenzie has sailed away into still waters… 28 October 1945 – 29 June 2007 Ocean Falls, BC – Vernon, BC

Precious husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend. Marine Captain (35 years of service with the Marine Branch for the Province of BC), outdoorsman, bird feeder and keeper of the roses.

He will be deeply missed by all those he left behind in his shadow. Our lives and world will never be the same without him.

We will treasure fond memories of a man with a tender heart, cocky sense of humour, infectious laugh, bright eyes and smile. With “Too soon old, too late smart” and “straight goods, no bull” his mottos.

He is survived by his loving family: wife, Renée, sons, Sean (Wendy) and Scott (Jodi); daughter Crystal; grandchildren, Thayne, Sophia, Lillie, Connor and Brooklyn; sisters, Heather and Marg (Allan); brothers Rob (Wendy) and John (Andy); nieces Megan, Robin, Emma, Sara and Courtney; nephew, Devin; uncles, cousins, in-laws and many friends.

Come share in story or song and honour a life well lived, Paddlewheel Park Hall, 7813 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon, BC, Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ian may be made to the Vernon Hospice House, 3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC, V1T 1S4 or to NONA Child Development Centre, 2802 34th Street, Vernon, BC, V1T 5X1. Condolences may be sent to sympathy@bowersfuneralservice.com

Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.