Jens Christian “Chris” Thomassen

THOMASSEN, Jens Christian “Chris” passed away in St. Josephs Hospital on June 26, 2010 at the age of 85. Chris was predeceased by his partner Victoria Mandin in 2003.

Born in Denmark, Chris spent many years as a farmer in Canada. He and Victoria spent many years in the Salmo area before moving to Osoyoos in 1979 and finally to Courtenay in 1988.

Chris was a long time member of both the lawn bowling and curling clubs in Courtenay.

He will be sorely missed by Elizabeth Strachan. There will be no service at Chris’ requests but a donation to a charity of your choice is greatly appreciated.