Walter George Thrun
September 3, 1926 ~ May 2, 2011
Walter George Thrun, 84 passed away peacefully at his home in Creston BC on May 2, 2011.
Wally was born in Calgary, Alberta on September 3, 1926 to Margaret Christensen and George Thrun.
Wally was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Wally enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved all sports, but golf was the one he was most passionate about. This is where he was one with the course and where he made many close lifelong friends.
Wally served in the Navy during World War II escorting convoys in the North Atlantic and took pride in being a Canadian Veteran.
Wally spent his retirement years in Creston where he enjoyed the warmer climate and golfing with his many friends.
Wally will be sadly missed by all his loved ones.
Wally is survived by his loving wife Sonia Thrun; sons Michael (Lynn) Thrun, Rob (Kellie) Thrun, Bruce (Eileen) Thrun, and Wally Jr. (Maureen) Thrun; stepchildren Jody Rehm (Freddie), Richard Davis (Michelle); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday May 7, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the G. F. Oliver Funeral Chapel with Pastor Gordon Lawrence officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Creston Legion Branch #29.