Wayne Christian Larsen late of Chilliwack, BC passed away July 23rd 2007 age 65. Wayne was born May 17, 1942 in Chilliwack and lived most of his life in the Chilliwack area.
He worked as a heavy-duty mechanic and traveled to many out of the way places around BC. He was a member of the operating engineers & the IWA from his early twenties until he retired in 2002. In his younger years Wayne worked on the family farm, won several ploughing matches, and had his own trap line. For the past few years you would find Wayne enjoying the company of his grandson’s and their dog. If his grandson’s were at the rink you would be sure to find grandpa.
Wayne loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating, and spending time with his sons, grandsons, and family. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife Lynne, sons Allan and Vincent, grandsons Dayton & Cole, brother Dale (Lori), sister Dorothy (Dale) Wiebe, brother in law Allan (Leona) McKay, sister-in-law Joan McKay, nieces Darcy Wiebe, Rachelle Larsen, Al-Lisa, Tia & Alexis McKay. Nephews Trever (Dena) Larsen, Chris (Naomi) Larsen & Caleb Larsen, Todd, Tim, Stan & Greg McKay.
Predeceased by his father & mother Chris & May Larsen, father & mother-in-law Gordon & Doris McKay, & brother-in-law Ian McKay.
Service of Remembrance will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home on Monday July 30th at 2 pm with Major Angus Haggarty officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of their choice.