Elmer Richard Redekop



Passed into the Presence of

his Lord on Dec. 26, 2005

with his family by his side.

Elmer had been experiencing

years of deteriorating health

but still valiantly carried

on doing as many things to

make life worthwhile as he


He enjoyed creating beautiful

things in his woodshop

and baking the best pies

and cookies and other great

dishes. Elmer was a logging

contractor in Vanderhoof for

many years and then for a

couple of years he operated

the OK Cafe for the Historical

Society in Vanderhoof,

which he really enjoyed.

He coached ball for some

years and enjoyed hunting,

and boating with his kids.

Him and Linda enjoyed

travelling. He is survived

by his loving wife Linda of

52 years, 3 sons, Richard

(Roselynn), Stan (Donna)

and Randy (Shelly). Grandchildren,

Tracy, Michelle, Sadie,

Gunnar, Randy, (Richard),

Kris, Jennifer (Stan)

Dayla, Bianca, (Randy) and

9 great grandchildren. He

is also survived by brothers

Vic, George (Joyce), Dave

(Connie) and sisters Joyce

(Sandy) Dougal and Bernice

(John) Chalk.

Predeceased by 2 children.

Leslie in 1970 and Bonnie

Lynn in 1976. He will

be sadly missed. He was

a faithful, respected good

man who leaves a big hole

in the lives of his family.

Precious in the sight of the

Lord is the death of his

Saints. Funeral service was

held Saturday, December

31, 2005 at the Lake Country

Alliance Church in Winfi eld,

BC at 1 pm. Internment to

follow at Vanderhoof Cemetery

on Friday, January 6th,

2006 at 11 am.

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