Richard Petker passed away Sept. 25, 2007 at Chilliwack BC.
Richard was born in Chilliwack Oct. 10, 1954, to Henry & Mary Petker. He had a happy childhood growing up on the family farm in East Chilliwack. He attended school at East Chilliwack, Miller, Rosedale and Chilliwack Senior High.
In the early years, Richard worked for Fraser Vale and later, on the oil rigs in Northern BC. He spent 20 years as welder for Pre-con Products in Abbotsford.
Richard is survived by his wife Sheran, mother Mary Petker, brothers Walter (Marg) Petker, Ed (Katherine) Collins, sister Katy (George) Young, extended family Sandra Brawn and Roy Brawn as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Henry Petker and sister Lydia Schmautz.
Special thanks to Dr. Bevan Voth and associates at Crossroads Family Practice for their compassion and excellent care.
A memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Oct. 3, 2007 at Central Community Church, 46100 Chilliwack Central Road, Chilliwack, B C
If so desired donations may be made in Richard’s honor, to the charity of your choice.