W. Grahame ANNIS

Nov 2, 1926 – May 30, 2011

Passed away peacefully May 20th at Chilliwack General Hospital. Predeceased by his parents, long time East Chilliwack residents, W. S. and Clara Annis, sister Merle Blabey, brothers, Archie, Raymond, Roy and Cec. Also predeceased by an infant son Bradley and his wife Evelyn (nee Watmough) Annis in 2000.

Mourning his passing are daughters Barbara Nikula, Gloria Luypen (Jeff), son Brian Annis (Samantha) seven grandchildren and 10 great-granchildren. Extended family, Audree Annis, daughters Carol White and Zeta Burnett, their families and Chrystal Chamberlin (Rod) and their family plus many nieces and nephews.

An outdoors man, ­Grahame enjoyed many fishing and hunting trips in the Caribou and Kootenay regions, camping and hockey. Go Canucks Go!

A life long member of BC Line Drivers pre-1965, past president of Chilliwack Gyros and member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Grahame and Ev served the public for many years at the Westside Market and later at Annis Pools. Grahame was an avid reader, worker of crossword puzzles, storyteller and historian of days gone by in the local area.

Following cremation a memorial gathering will take place at the Riding Club Hall, 45580 Spadina Avenue, Chilliwack, June 11, 2011 from 1:30 – 4:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia, 9291 Corbould Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 4A6 in memory of W. Grahame Annis.


Wiebe & Jeske Funeral Services – 604.824.1324

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