James Baden AndersonJuly 24, 1930 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 87)
James passed away at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital September 13th, 2017. He was predeceased by his father Baden 1965, mother Annie 1997, brother Bern 1993, daughter Cathy 2015.
He is survived by his wife Ina (Cowan); daughter Patricia (Joe Loranger); grandchildren Brian, Jamie, Kevin, Evan and Clayton; great grandchildren Briannah, Spencer, Molly, Emilly, Parker and Avielle; other relatives nephew Joe Anderson (Teresa and Jordan). Jim will be sadly missed by numerous extended family members and friends.
Jim was an avid sports fan and spent much of his early retirement playing 36 holes of golf a day. Jim's favourite past time was watching his grandchildren play numerous sports throughout the years; he was their biggest fan and they were his pride and joy. Jim also spent countless hours volunteering his time with the Healthcare Auxillary and The Eagles. He was always there with a smile and a warm hello.
Jim was a member of The Eagles Branch #2101, Healthcare Auxillary, and a fifty year member of the Pipefitters Union.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held September 23, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm at the Eagles Hall, Ladysmith.
A donation in Jim's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at #106 - 1001 Cloverdale Avenue, Victoria, BC V8X 4C9. To make a donation online, visit www.heartandstroke.ca.
Heart and Stroke Foundation
106 - 1001 Cloverdale, Victoria BC V8X 4C9