Ronald James VanDusen
August 29, 1945 ~ November 6, 2012
Ronald James (Ron) VanDusen, age 67 years, passed away on November 6, 2012 at the Creston Valley Hospital, with family by his side.
Ron was born on August 29, 1945 to Mary and James VanDusen at Winkler, MB. He received his education at Pentiction, BC.
Ron married Alice Trussler at Prince Rupert, BC on September 5, 1987, and the couple moved to the Creston Valley in June of 1993, where they owned and operated Wynndel Foods Store.
Ron was an active member of the Trinity United Church and enjoyed gardening, traveling and fishing.
He was predeceased by his parents Mary and James, brother Stuart and grandson Andrew.
Ron will be dearly missed by his loving wife Alice; sons Dave of Elkford BC, Eric (Rita) of Bahrain, Tim (Tamera) of Calgary AB, Colin of Brooks AB; daughter Cheryl of Trail BC; grandchildren Darci of Edmonton AB, Andre of Brooks AB, Justin and Catherine of Trail BC, Hailey and Jorja of Penticton BC, Alanna and Adam of Bahrain; brother Les (Cleo) of Penticton BC; sister Jean (Peter) Toogood of London, ON; and faithful companion Archie.
The Memorial Service was held on Saturday November 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Trinity United Church with Rev. Shelley Stickel-Miles officiating.
Friends wishing to make a memorial tribute may do so to the Kidney Foundation of BC, # 200 – 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC, V5G 4K6