Dan passed away in Royal Inland Hospital on March 15th after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclar
Palsy. His wife Sandie (nee Wilson) by his side.
He also leaves to mourn his passing his daughters
Ruth Penner (Carl) of Vanderhoof, Leanna (Richard) Bonneau of Abbotsford and son Tom (Mary Ann) of Airdrie,
AB, His grandchildren Jeffrey and Ashley Penner, Nicolaus and Kimberlee Bonneau, Samantha and Jessica Clearwaters. Also mourning are his sister Patsy Nagel (Henry) of Pouce Coupe, BC and his sister in law Nina Clearwaters of Barriere. He will also be missed by his nieces and nephews and their families.
He was predeceased by his parents Ralph and Opal Clearwaters, his sisters Pauline Clearwaters, Gwendolyn
Mogg, Nancy Nash and his brother Dale Clearwaters.
Dan was born in Pouce Coupe, BC on June 18,1939.
The family moved from the Peace River to Kamloops and
Westsyde in 1941. He attended school in Westsyde and
Dan & his family built and operated VIP Auction Centre
and after it’s sale in 1995 remained in the Vanderhoof area.
He developed some health issues in 2007 so he and Sandie
decided to move to Kamloops.
A celebration of life will be held in Kamloops on Sat.
April 6 at 3:00 pm at the Pacific Host Hotel, 1820 Rogers
Place, Kamloops, BC. It is hoped to have one later in
In lieu of flowers it would be appreciated if donations
were made in Dan’s name to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundationor Marjorie Willoughby-Snowden Hospice house.