Ouellette – Raymond Gordon Joseph.
Peacefully on January 5, 2004 at the Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC at the age of 63 years, Raymond passed on to be with his Jesus.
Raymond, born January 23, 1940 in St. Boniface, Manitoba leaves to mourn his wife of 34 years Sheila (nee Mistelbacher), his sons Neil of Kamloops, BC and Ryan (Sherri) of Merritt, BC, his daughter Marianne (Wayne) of Cache Creek, BC, his sisters Maragaret Heiland of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Elaine (dick) LeBleu of Pinewa Bay, Manitoba. He will sadly be missed by his in-laws Stella Mistelbacher, Linny (Bob) Watt, Lorraine (Dave) Balzer, Diane (Richard) Gardner, Sharon, Darlene, Frank (Susan), Mark (Lynne), Leo (Terri) Mistelbacher all of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Gary Mistelbacher of Edmonton Alberta, many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews and friends, his extended family grandchildren, Douglas, Hannah, Mark, Jeffrey and little Jenni, who was a great joy to him.
Raymond attended Provencher School, lived most of his younger years in Norwood and St. Boniface, Manitoba, worked and lived in Gillam, Manitoba; Ft. McMurray, Alberta; Faro, Yukon. In 1978, moved to Ashcroft, BC and worked for Bethlehem Mines where he was a heavy duty truck driver, a job that he loved. He worked for the last twenty years at the Highland Valley copper Mine. His last twelve years he lived at Mamette Lake, Merritt, BC
Raymond enjoyed traveling and fishing, but his greatest enjoyment and talent laid in the beautiful work he did with his scrollsaw.
He will never be forgotten, for the memories each of us have in our hearts for him.
Raymond, as his wishes, was cremated. Flowers were welcomed to bring life and brightness on this day: Saturday, January 17, 2004 at 1 pm. Holy Family Church, 778 Archibald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Father Ron officiating.