Elmer Arvo William Solmie

Solmie, Elmer Arvo William (Bill)


Elmer Arvo William (Bill) Solmie passed away in Nanaimo Hospital after a brief illness on 28 May 2002.


Born in Nanaimo January 6, 1906 Bill lived in Ladysmith for 90 years.


Predeceased by his wife, Henrietta, in 1990, 4 brothers and 5 sisters, he was the last of his generation.


Survived by his daughters: Judy (Lionel) Poilievre, Port Alberni, Ruth (Jim) Turner, Courtenay; and son Pat (Cheryl) Solmie, Duncan; 7 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Olive Randall; and many nieces and nephews.


A gathering of family and friends in remembrance of both Bill and Henrietta will be held Sunday, June 16 between 1:00 pm and 4 pm at the Eagles Hall in Ladysmith.


In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to a charity of your choice.