John Leonard Thiessen


JOHN LEONARD THIESSEN passed away suddenly at Blind Bay, BC on Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at the age of 62 years. John was born at Biggar, Saskatchewan on July 15, 1942. He had been a resident of Sorrento for the past 13 years, having moved from Armstrong. John had been employed by Riverside Forest Products for the past 31 years. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed quadding. John is lovingly remembered by his children, Ruth (Jeff) Williams of Sherwood Park, AB, Linda (Robert) Furlong and their children Tori and Tiffani of Ashton Creek, Len (Jenn) Thiessen of Enderby; the mother of his children, Eva Thiessen; two sisters, Mary Ann (Bliss) McLean of Eston, SK and Carolyn (Gordon) Teed of Saskatoon, SK; two nieces and four nephews. The funeral service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 5th at 1pm, with Bliss McLean and Gordon Teed officiating. Interment followed in Cliffside Cemetery, Enderby, BC If so desired, contributions in memory of John may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Box 1141, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P3. Arrangements are in the care of BOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Salmon Arm. Condolences may be sent to

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