DAMMANN, Orville John W. (Slim)

Slim passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at the age of 92 years.

In August of 2006, Slim was predeceased by Margaret, his loving wife of 62 years. He is survived by one daughter, Bev Dammann of Vernon; two sons, Dwight (Donna) of Campbell River, and Les (Terri) of Valemount; four grandchildren: Derek (Julia), Dara, Mark (Lisa), and Jim; three great grandchildren: Alexander, Kendra, and Felix; two sisters, Minnie Elliott of Winnipeg, and Anne Cerretti of Beausejour, MB; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Slim was a veteran of the WWII. He served with the Canadian Provost Corps (Meatheads). He had been a resident of Vernon since 1979 and had volunteered with numerous community organizations including the Knights of Pythias. Slim loved music and will be fondly remembered by the many musicians he had played with over the years and by the many people who have danced to his music.

A memorial gathering will be held at Orchard Valley Retirement Residence, 2829-34 St., Vernon, BC on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Slim may do so to All Saints Anglican Church, 3205-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4W8.

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