Farewell, Lloyd Allen Edward. Lloyd Allen Edward Farewell went home to be with Jesus on August 6, 2014 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 94 years. He was born in Toronto, Ontario on June 17, 1920. Lloyd is survived by his children, June (Peter) Ratzlaff, Sandra (Dan) O’Conner, and Robin Klassen; his seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife (Lovergirl) Elva in 2001 as well as by his parents, and his brothers and sisters. He loved the outdoors and was an avid trapper, hunter and fisherman. He also owned a gold mine just north of Barkerville called “Grizzly Gulch Diggings”. Lloyd loved dogs and raised blue tick hounds to hunt with. Dad was a strong believer and was true to his faith. Lloyd spent his working career as a Steam Engineer, which he took great pride in. He will be sadly missed and never forgotten.
Private family burial will take place at Vedder View Gardens Cemetery with a Service of Remembrance to be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 8871 School Street. Chilliwack, BC. Reception will follow. The family wishes to give special thanks to the staff at the Waverly Seniors Village, all of whom took great care of him.