Carl Erik Halvar Ocklind NISSEN

Carl Erik Halvar Ocklind NISSEN

Oct. 18, 1932 – Oct. 12, 2011

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Carl in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit at Royal Columbian Hospital. Born and raised in Denmark, Carl emigrated to Canada in 1954. He is survived by Shirley, his adoring wife of 53 years and their Sheltie Mea, his faithful companion.

Desperately missing him are Carl and Shirley’s three daughters, Linda (Mark), Sandra (Bruce), and Carla Mai, and their only son Erik (Shonna). He leaves behind seven cherished grandchildren, Bill (Megan), Elisabeth, Danica (Lukas), Drew, Dylan, Carl and Erik. Four great-grandchildren, Laila, Violet, Holden and Elias were a source of tremendous joy to him.

A memorial service for Carl will be held Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 11:00am at St John’s Anglican Church, Sardis.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carl’s name to the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation for the Cardiac Care Units would be gratefully appreciated.

“Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean we’ll miss you until we meet again.”

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