October 23, 1915 –
December 9, 2015.
Walter passed away at Mountain Lake Seniors Community on December 9, 2015. Walter is survived by his wife Molly of 47 years, stepson Ken Planden (Sharon), daughter in law Beatrice Planden, grandchildren Patty (Russ) Evans, Karen (Dave) Jeffery, David (Laverne) Planden, Steven Planden, Jeffrey (Sue) Planden, Michelle (Russ) Dalgetty and 13 great grandchildren. Walter was predeceased by his family in Poland and stepson Harry Planden.
Walter was born in Poland and immigrated to Canada in 1947 first working in the forest industry before spending the next 30 years in the mines in Salmo BC. He truly loved living in Nelson and would not consider moving anywhere else.
The family would like to thank Dr Janz and the wonderful staff at Mountain Lake Seniors Community for their compassion and excellent care provided Walter during his short stay.
No service will be held at Walters’ request. A memorial will be held at a later date.
Charitable donations may be made to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation, 3 View Street, Nelson BC V1L 2V1.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.