Born April 6, 1940, on the farm near Paradise Hill, Saskatchewan and passed away peacefully on April 20, 2013 in Trail, BC.
Charlie is survived by his two children, a son, Curtis (Jodie) Lemieux. Grandchildren; Jessica (Ray), Braeden, Melina, and Christopher. A daughter, Donna (Kelly) Schwartz. Grandchildren; Nick (Dawn) and Jill. Great-grandchildren; Bram and Violet. Step-children Marie (Pat) MacLeod. Grandchildren; Jeremy, Stoya (Ryan), and Alex. Debbie (Glenn) Ford. Grandchild; Vanessa. Rick (Lisa) Shepherd. Grandchildren; Amy and Jody (Julian). Great-grandchild Jordyn. Daughter-in-law Sherry. Grandchildren; Jasper and Edward. Sisters Denise, Rolande, Jeannine, and Bertha (Bill); brother Raymond (Marion).
Charlie is predeceased by his partner Dixie Maria Shepherd, step-son Danny; sisters Germaine, Delphine, Aimee and Helen; and brothers Albert and George.
Charlie spent his retirement years meeting friends for a daily coffee and catching up at The Eagles Hall. He frequently travelled with his son Curtis and his family, and Rick and his family to Alberta and Saskatchewan to visit his relatives.
Services will be held upstairs at the Eagles Hall in Rossland, BC on May 25, 2013 from 1 to 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Sarah Greenwood of Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services entrusted with arrangements.