WILLIAM (BILL) BURMEISTER

Burmeister, William (Bill)

June 2/1946 ~ Sept. 1/2015

Born in Perron, a small mining town in Northern Quebec. His pre-teen years were in the twin cities of Rouyn-Noranda. From there his teenage years were spent in Northern Ontario in the Red Lake area. He moved to BC in 1969. Worked at Roberts Bank Terminal then moved to Ladysmith and started work at Madills Equipment in 1973 and retired in 2006.

Pre-deceased by mother Jean and father Harry and brother Rod. He is survived by daughter Leeann(Codey) and grandchildren Ryan and Kimberley; Daughter Carley, sister Rosanne(Leo) and brother Neal(Sue) and many nieces and nephews.

A very special thanks to all the staff at Nanaimo Travellers Lodge where Bill spent the last 6 years of his life, he loved them all, and their loving and teasing. They were his second family.

A celebration of Bill’s life will take place at Deerwood Estates clubhouse, 3950 Biggs Rd on Saturday Sept. 26th from 2-4pm.

Please come and share your memories.


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