Ehnes, Clifford Lyle
Born October 1, 1939, died, August 20, 2011. Survived by his wife, Ila: sons: Clifford (Kim), grandchildren: Sophie and Owen: Brent (Leesa), granddaughter, Alexandria. He also has five surviving brothers: Orville (Mabel), Vernon (Bea), Les (Joyce), Gordon (Mary), Duane (Gwen), Dale (Sharon); four surviving sisters: Shirley, Phyllis (Kelly), Lois (Roy), Valerie (Ron). Also survived by his in-laws, Jack & Judy Tait; Ray & Bette Tait. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Lyle spent much of his life working at Crofton Pulp Mill. He enjoyed his job and most especially the people he worked with. The great sporting love of his life was golf. He was a long time member at Mount Brenton Golf Course where he served on the executive for over 10 years. He also belonged to Duncan Curling Club for many years. He loved the outdoors, fishing, water skiing and camping. He loved to get his sons on the tube behind the boat and give them a good dunking if he could throw them off. Laughing, joking and telling tall tales was a big part of his enjoyment in living.
The last few years were very hard for Lyle, with his disabilities of Parkinson Disease and macular degeneration. He is at last at peace.
He was deeply loved and will not be forgotten.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pacific Parkinson Research Institute, #210-1905 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 2M6 or to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
A Celebration of Life will be held September 10, 2011 from 2-5p.m. At the Chemainus Legion.
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