Aug. 1913 to Dec. 2010
Passed away peacefully after a short illness Dec. 26th, 2010, Boxing Day, surrounded by family members at Cheam Village in Agassiz, BC. Keith was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all.
Dad is survived by his loving wife Esme, of 70 years, Sister Dorothy Flintoff, son Doug (Suzie), daughters Karen Jensen (Bob) and Sande Waters (Brinson), 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
Keith was born in East Vancouver and lived in the lower mainland all his life except for the 2 1/2 years prior to his death where he lived in Agassiz. He started in office equipment business at the age of 16 with Remington Rand where he worked for many years, in the mid 40’s he opened his own company, “KEITH WATTS TYPEWRITERS”, first on Richards Street and then on East Hastings Street. He ran the company for many years, retiring at 65, then started his second career at “ANDERSON WATTS” in Burnaby where he did office administrative jobs for 30 more years. Keith finally retired at age 95, when he moved to Agassiz, BC.
Family would like to thank Doctor Wayne Phimister, Fraser Health Care Aides and the wonderful staff at Cheam Village for their care of Keith in his final months.
A celebration of Keith’s life will be held on Saturday, January 15th 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in the Tea Room at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Avenue, Chilliwack, where light refreshments will be served.
No flowers by request. Donations can be made to SPCA or Red Cross.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com