Ralph Louis Schelle

Ralph Louis Schelle

October 25, 1925 ~ June 22, 2015

Ralph Louis Schelle passed away on June 22, 2015 in Creston, BC at the age of 89.

Ralph was born in Cranbrook, BC to Maurice and Ruth Schelle on October 25, 1925. He was the only son to Ruth and Maurice.

Ralph married Marilyn Ruth Avery on June 29, 1954 in Creston, BC.

He worked for Tek Cominco in Trail, Riondel and then at Fording Coal in Elkford.

Ralph retired to Balfour in 1986 where he lived with his wife Marilyn until September of 2012 when they moved to Creston, BC. He was an active member of many fish and wildlife clubs and the conservation and protection of the wilderness, especially his beloved Kootenay Lake.

Ralph is predeceased by his wife Marilyn Ruth Schelle, and his mother Alice Ruth Schelle.

He will be dearly missed by his daughters Cimone Schelle and Laurie Schelle.

A Celebration of Life will be held in July or August 2015 at Kootenay Lake once a site and date is selected.

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to BC Wildlife Federation, 101-3060 Norland Ave. Burnaby, BC V5B 3A6


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