Stanley “Stan” Parton Milum
March 20, 1917 – March 31, 2012
Stan passed away peacefully, at the Pleasant Valley Manor in Armstrong, BC, just 11 days following his 95th birthday. Stan was predeceased by his wife Ruby in 1985, brothers Gordon, Wes, Dick and Harold and sisters Ruby and Beulah. Stan leaves to mourn his sister Rita Frick of the lower mainland. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Stella Meger of Vernon, BC; his son John Milum (Sue) of Armstrong, BC; his 5 grandchildren Patti Hansen, Kelsey (Danny) Kashluba, Karla Wiebe (Wes), Jason Meger (Angie) and Steve Milum. Stan will also be missed by his 11 great-grandchildren Justin, Jordi, Katie, Josh, Charles, Summer, Wayne, Sarah, Meaghan, Brianne and Mathew as well as numerous cousins¸ nieces and nephews.
Stan was born in Bowsman¸ MB to Paul and Caroline Milum. Stan enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing and was known for his “fish stories”. Stan enjoyed several escapades while trapping and prospecting up North and had many stories to share of such. Stan also spoke fondly of his up-bringing and growing up within a wonderful family. Stan was a World War II veteran with Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) and was stationed overseas for 70 months.
A gathering to Celebrate Stan’s Life will be held in the Chapel of Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Arrangements (2980 Smith Drive, Armstrong, BC) commencing at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 13, 2012, with reception to follow. The family wish to thank the staff at the Pleasant Valley Manor for the care and support of our dad over the past years.
In lieu of flowers¸ donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.
Arrangements entrusted to
ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES®
Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866