Rest in Peace
Emil passed away peacefully on March 2nd, 2017 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He was born to Frank and Mary at home in Prince George, BC on March 25th, 1933. Emil was devoted husband to his devoted wife Shirley, they were married for 65 years. Emil is leaving behind his wife Shirley, daughters Barbara and Donna and son Douglas, four grandchildren, Dwayne, Derrick, Clayton and Terrell, plus 2 great grandchildren Eric and Monica, 3 sisters-in-law, Carol, Tiny and Vera, also his sister Beatrice Giesbrecht (John) and brother Joseph (Phyllis). Emil spent most of his working life as a master boat builder. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. Emil and Shirley loved their private shangralah at Ruth Lake. They gardened with a passion and were very involved in square dancing. (Keep the memories alive). No service by request. A friend and family gathering is planned at a later date.