Elmer Richard Redekop passed into the presence of his Lord on December 26, 2005 with his family by his side. Elmer had been experiencing years of deteriorating health but still valiantly carried on doing as many things to make life as worthwhile as he could.
He enjoyed creating beautiful things in his wood shop and baking the best pies and cookies and other great dishes.
Elmer was a logging contractor in Vanderhoof for many years and then for a couple of years he operated the OK Café for the historical society in Vanderhoof, which he really enjoyed. He coached ball for some years and enjoyed hunting and boating with his kids. Elmer and Linda enjoyed travelling.
He is survived by his loving wife Linda of 52 years. 3 sons, Richard (Roselynn), Stan (Donna) and Randy. Grandchildren, Tracy, Michelle, Sadie, Gunnar, Randy, (Richard), Kris, Jennifer, (Stan), Dayla, Biaonca, (Randy) and 9 great grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Vic, George (Joyce), Dave (Connie) and sisters Joyce (Sandy) Dougal and Bernice (John) Chalk. Predeased by 2 children. Leslie in 1970 and Bonnie Lynn in 1976. He will be sadly missed. Elmer was a faithful, respected good man who leaves a big hole in the lives of his family. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his Saints. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday December 31, 2005 at the Lake Country Alliance Church in Winfield, BC at 1:00 pm.