Walter “ Wally” Souter, 75, of Kimberley, BC, passed away surrounded by family on January 11, 2016.
Walter is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Rose, daughter Kim (Michael) Jeffery, son Scott (Lara) Souter, grandchildren Katie, Ben, Claire and Abby, brother Lawrence, sisters Helen and Patsy and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents George and Margaret Souter of Roblin, MB and seven brothers and sisters.
Walter played junior hockey for the Flin Flon Bombers from 1958 – 61. In 1961 he moved to Kimberley and played senior hockey with the Kimberley Dynamiters for the next 10 years. His love for the game continued for several more years playing old timers hockey. Walt was an avid golfer and enjoyed curling and fly fishing. Walt worked as a millwright with Cominco for 35 years until his retirement in 1998. Above all, Walter was a family man, always putting his family first. He was a loving husband and father and was most proud of his four grandchildren.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to staff at The Pines for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Kimberley Special Care Home.
The family would like to welcome you to join them in a Celebration of Life that will be held on Friday, January 15th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Elks Club in Kimberley.