William (Bill) David Worster

William (Bill) David Worster

William (Bill) David Worster

October 3, 1939 ~ November 27, 2013

William (Bill) David Worster passed away on November 27, 2013 at the age of 74 years.

Bill was born in Vancouver, BC on October 3, 1939.

Bill received his formal education in Vancouver, BC and also married the love of his life, Jo Kalinowski, there on October 4, 1969.

Bill had a very interesting work history – he worked at a sawmill, as a private detective, parole officer, probation officer, logger, a counselor in the Haney Correctional Institute; lecturer at the Medical School in Dunedin, New Zealand; a grave digger in Western Australia; counselor for social services, Assistant Deputy Minister (health, social services, education), a plumber’s helper, director of air services, writer for Extension Services, Director of Administration and the last 14 years in LaRonge, SK, he taught accounting and computers at Northlands College.

Bill’s hobbies included fishing, hunting, camping, canoeing, hiking, skiing, square dancing and he was a voracious reader. He also loved to travel and learn about different cultures. He was very grateful for his life – the experiences he had and the family and friends he was blessed with.

Bill was predeceased by his sister Marian Betcher and his brother-in-law Bob Daines.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Jo; sister Jan (Syd) Hillis; brothers-in-law Walter Betcher and Ray (Daphne) Kalinowski; sisters-in-law Jeanette Daines and Joyce Gravelle; nieces Heather (Wayne) Hughes, Sandra Daines, Amber Kalinowski (Khan and Flynn) and Dayna Kalinowski; nephews Rob Betcher (Taylor), Sean Clapham (Brandon and James), David Clapham, Gord (Laurie) Daines (Lucas and Zachary) and Dan (Robyn) Kalinowski (Rachel and Shani).

A Celebration of Life Service to be held in the spring.

Any friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Creston Valley Public Library, 531 – 16th Ave South, Creston, BC, V0B 1G5, or to the Creston Valley Wildlife Management, Box 640, Creston, BC, V0B 1G0, or to the Creston and District Museum and Archives, 219 Devon St, Creston, BC, V0B 1G3, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.


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