Carl, Robert GORANSON

Goranson, Carl Robert of Summerland, B.C., born October 25th, 1924 died suddenly August 31st, 2007. He is survived by his loving wife Gail; his children David (Anette) Goranson of White Rock, BC, Joanne (Michael) Le Dressay of Langley, BC, Carla (Norman) Oberg, of Abbotsford, BC, and Richard (Cynthia) Goranson of Langley, BC; his step-daughter Karen Yuzik (Clarence) Surtees of Regina, SK; 10 grandchildren; and his brothers and sisters Donald (Oliveen) Goranson of Weyburn, SK, Beatrice Bell of Kingston, ON, Doris Wilson of Rathwell, MB, Evan (Mary) Goranson of Weyburn, SK and Douglas (Mayvis) Goranson of Weyburn, SK. Sadly predeceased by his parents, Carl and Johanna, his sister, Miriam, and his stepdaughter, Linda Walker. Born at his parents farm home near Weyburn, SK, Carl received his education at Grand Bend School, Weyburn Collegiate and the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Upon his discharge from the RCAF in 1945 he began farming and later set up a concrete tank manufacturing business on his farm. He became vice-president of the Saskatchewan Farmers Union, organized the Nickle Lake Regional Park, served on the board of Weyburn United Church and the Regional Health Care Board. Carl had a keen interest in amateur radio, electricity and magnetism, fi shing and politics. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. A Memorial Service was held at Summerland United Church, 13204 Henry Avenue, Summerland, B.C., on Saturday, September 8th, 2007 at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Kent Israel and The Reverend Daniel Croft offi ciating. In honour of Carl, memorial tributes may be made to the BC Heart & Stroke Fund or your charity of choice. Condolences may be directed to the family: slandfuneral@vip.net.

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