DWAYNE EDWIN KLASSEN
Born In: Big River, Saskatchewan, Canada
Born: January 5th, 1942
Passed in: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: October 23rd, 2012
Dwayne is survived by his loving partner Margaret, his son Riley Klassen and daughter Carleen Ellis of Edmonton, his brothers Jesse (Simone) of Big River, Sask., Greg (Edmonton) his sisters Patricia, Samantha, and Donna (Saskatoon) as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and six grandchildren.
Dwayne was born in Big River, Sask. and started his truck driving career at an early age. He became a very accomplished truck driver, driving extensively in Canada and also the US. He drove logging trucks and ore trucks in BC and the Yukon before retiring to Kamloops in 2007.
A Memorial Service will be held in Big River at a later date.
Margaret would like to thank the doctors, nurses, therapists, care aides, social workers, and paramedics who were involved in Dwayne's care at RIH, Ponderosa Lodge and Overlander Hospital. A special thank you to Jerry Lieuwen for his weekly visits.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation, 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops, B.C., V2C 2T1 or Ponderosa Lodge, 425 Columbia Street, Kamloops, B.C., V2C 2T4 in memory of Dwayne would be appreciated.
Cremation entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, 250-374-1454.