HOWKINS, Wallace Ernest
Wally was called home on October 28th, 2012 at the age of 88. He leaves to mourn: his wife Emily of 61 years; two sons, Rick (Cathy) and Robin; six
grandchildren; two great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Wally was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He was the eldest son in a family of eleven. Surviving members are: sisters, Margaret, Genny (Garney) and Sue (Francis); and brother Bill.
Wally served with the Scottish regiment in WW2. He moved to Lumby in 1957 and worked with the village of Lumby for 28 years. He was an avid sports fan, golfer and active community member; a local character who always had time for kids and his community. He will be missed by all who knew him.
The memorial service will be held at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. followed by a time of fellowship. A private family inurnment will follow.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Schuch and all the staff at Polson for the loving care given to Dad during his stay.
Arrangements have been entrusted to:
PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME
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