On June 30th, 2012 Darrell passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Chilliwack General Hospital losing his courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Moose Jaw, SK on September 22nd, 1944.
Darrell will be greatly missed by his loving wife Shirley of 44 years, sisters Shirley (Raymond) Pakon, Marlene, Irene (Ed) White, brother George, sister-in-laws Diane Hensrud, Agnes Hensrud, Judy Cumming, mother-in-law Mildred Dechka, many nieces, nephews, and great friends.
Predeceased by parents Stella and Arthur Hensrud, brothers Melvin and Carl, brothers-in-laws Murray and Wayne Dechka, and father-in-law Mike Dechka.
Darrell served our country with the Queens Own Rifles, the Canadian Airborne Regiment, and the PPCLI (Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry) and with great pride on the Legion Brench #280 Colour Party. He also had a great love for golf and camping.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Vedder Golden Br #280, at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 9th, 2012.
In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to the Cancer Foundation or charity of your choice.