Frost Wayne

Wayne Frost

Born at Brandon, Manitoba, June 24, 1923. Passed away, peacefully, surrounded by his family on February 9th, 2007 at Polson Multi Level Care, Vernon, B.C. after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s disease and glaucoma. Wayne was a veteran of WW2. Before coming to Armstrong in 1969 Wayne and family lived in Victoria, B.C. Wayne was a breeder of Percheron horses and ponies. He showed his championship stock in B.C., Alberta and the U.S.A. When he wasn’t showing he also judged both heavy horse and pony shows. He was a member of the I.P.E., the Plowing Association, Heavy Horse Club, Okanagan Pony Driving Club and the Oddfellows. Wayne was an avid sports fan also. His favourite team was the Armstrong Shamrocks Lacrosse club. He spent many hours cheering on his team. He had a wonderful sense of humor and will be remembered as a great story teller, poet, song writer, and singer. Wayne loved to be involved with his grandchildren. They have many special memories to cherish of him. Wayne is lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his devoted wife of 58 years, Alberta, daughter and son-in-law Anita and Chris Pieper of Armstrong, grandchildren Jeff (Shyla) of Grande Prairie, Chad and Sara of Armstrong. He was predeceased by his parents Oliver & Gertie Frost and brother Clem. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 17, 2007; 2:00 p.m. at the Oddfellow’s Hall, 3005 Wood Ave., Armstrong, B.C. Donations in Wayne’s memory may be made to Parkinson’s Association of B.C. or the Armstrong Eye Care Centre. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 546-7237. Dad taught us to follow our dreams!

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