Lorne Bernard Uri
June 30, 1933 ~ January 27, 2013
Lorne Bernard Uri passed away after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s, on January 27, 2013 at the age of 79 years.
Lorne was born to parents Ragna and Elias Uri on June 30, 1933 in Creston, BC. Being born and raised in the Creston Valley, Lorne had been involved in some exceptional projects, helped a lot of people and volunteered with different organizations. He was a founding member of the Creston Rotary Club, serving a term as president. He was very involved in their numerous fundraising efforts and was especially proud of his involvement in the development of Creston’s Millennium Park. Lorne also volunteered with the Meals on Wheels and Citizens On Patrol (C.O.P.) Programs.
Lorne enjoyed golfing at the Creston Golf Club and fishing when he had the opportunity.
He was predeceased by his mother Ragna Uri (nee Hagen); father Elias Uri and brothers Donald (Babe) and Oswald (Sonny) Uri.
He will be lovingly remembered by Ramona; daughters Donna McKee, Carolyn Kuntz and Jeanette Uri; grandchildren Geoffrey McKee, Joshua, David and Aaron Kuntz and Simon and Juliana Berberich.
A Memorial Funeral Service was held Friday February 1, 2013 at the Wynndel Community Hall at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Harry Haberstock officiating.
Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Parkinson Society of British Columbia, Suite 600 – 890 West Pender St, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1J9.