1923 ~ 2013
Peacefully with his family at his side, Bill Chisholm passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Whitemouth Personal Care Home at the age of 90.
Bill was predeceased by his first wife Marjorie, brothers in-law Sam Ewart, Ray Staples, and Bill Geddie, and sister in-law Shirley Geddie. Bill is survived by his wife Louise, sister Mildred, daughter Patricia (Ted), sons Jim, Jeff (Arlene), and Scott (Allison), stepchildren Dale (Sarah), Diane (Chris), Sandra (Ed), Charlene (Mike), and Gerry (Cindy), 22 grandchildren, one great granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.
Bill grew up in Winnipeg and was a WWII Veteran, Air Force Squadron 411. Bill was a carpenter by trade working at Wallace and Akins and at Fisheries and Oceans until retiring in 1988. Bill loved the Whiteshell. He spent many years camping, eventually building his home in Rennie, MB.
He made many lifelong friends who will remember him for his great stories and bad jokes.
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, May 18 at 1:00 p.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Avenue E., Beausejour, MB.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Assoc., 200-310 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0S6.
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