Henry Mehrer

Henry Mehrer

May 3, 1930 ~ July 10, 2010

Henry Mehrer passed away suddenly, at the age of 80 at home in Canyon.

Henry was born May 3, 1930 in Fox Valley, SK. He lived in Saskatchewan with his parents until 1942, when the family moved to Lethbridge, AB. He went to Jupiter School and at the age of 18 he went to Calgary Tech and became a carpenter.

After getting his Carpentry degree he worked for various construction companies in Lethbridge. Henry married Sheila McQuitty in 1949 in Lethbridge, AB. In 1956 he moved his wife and two children, Caroline and Larry to Prince George, BC. They later divorced.

In 1992 Henry married Joyce in Prince George, BC and acquired all her children as his. He was involved with the Home and School, the 4H Club in Prince George. Henry made his living building houses, owned a secondhand store called “Ye Olde Trading Post, and was also a coin dealer. They later retired to a small property in Canyon, BC and he continued as a handyman and landlord.

Henry was a fun loving and hard working man who loved his family and lived life to the fullest. He will be sadly missed by all his family, especially his loving wife Joyce and children.

Henry was predeceased by his parents Carl and Lydia; brothers Harry, Ferd, Chris and Art; sister Emma and step-daughter Candace.

Henry is survived by brothers Edwin, Lloyd, Melvin and Roy; sisters Olga and Martha; children Caroline, Larry, Julie, Debbi, Darlene, Sherry, Violet, Kelly, Loretta, Bonnie, Todd, Michele, Alanna, Pam, Brandon, and families; 38 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; close nephew Bob and family, and numerous other nieces and nephews.

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