July 17, 1927 – February 13, 2012
Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great Grandfather passed away peacefully at Travellers Lodge from complications due to pneumonia.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Aase; son, Ole (Sue); daughters, Lisbeth and Sandra (Barry); 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Erling was born in Roskilde, Denmark and emigrated to Vancouver, B.C. with his wife and 2 children where he worked as a Journeyman Carpenter for 9 years.
Erling later moved his family to Nanaimo, B.C. In 1966 where he worked as an independent Carpentry Contracter until his retirement in 1992.
Erling was a happy man with many friends and was very proud of his 50 year membership in the Canadian Carpenter’s Union.
He was an avid bowler for many years at Fiesta Lanes in Nanaimo, B.C.
Many thanks to Dr. Andrew Baird for all his help and comfort over the years and thank you to all of the many caregivers and staff at Travellers Lodge who took wonderful care of Erling in his last days.
There will be no Service – A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.