On the afternoon of Wednesday, January 7,
2015, Harold (Bud) Alexander Neidig passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook following a brief illness.
Bud is survived by his loving wife of almost 61 years, Leona (Schinkel) Neidig and his children; four daughters, Marilyn Loelke, Sheila Neidig, Susan (Ron) Halvorson, Karen (Steve) Danyluk and three sons, Rick (Paula) Neidig, Darren Neidig and Robert (Melissa) Neidig as well as eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He also leaves behind two brothers, Mel and Ron (Florence).
Bud was born and raised in Fernie, the son of Harold R, Neidig and Lavinia (Marcer) Neidig. He moved with his family to Bull River in his teen years. He was a long-time resident of Marysville. During his working years, Bud worked at local mills including the St. Mary’s lumber mill at Wycliffe and for many years at Elko.
A Celebration of Bud’s life was held on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Marysville Community Church, on the corner of 307th Ave. and 302nd St., Marysville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Bud’s memory to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 3550 Weyburne Drive, Burnaby, BC V5G 3K9. Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.