Mr. Daniel Martin Boles died suddenly at Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna, B.C. on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at the age of 58 years. A Celebration of Life service will be held from the Revelstoke Community Center on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm with family and friends presiding. Honorary Pallbearers are: Mike Benedict, Gary Starling, Tony Rota, Dave Flannigan, Dan McNutt, Drew Chamberlain, Wayne Tetreault, Jim Sharp and Jeff Lingren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dan Boles Bursary fund in care of the Revelstoke Credit Union.
Dan was born in Toronto, Ontario on February 27, 1955 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1977. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed canoeing, hunting, trapping and fishing. Dan developed a love for hit and miss steam engines and enjoyed building and working on these. He was also an insatiable reader and loved reading and collecting good books. Dan was made friends wherever he went and earned the love and respect of all those he encountered. His family and friends were very important to him and living life to the fullest meant everything. He will be well missed.
Dan is survived by his loving family: wife, Cheryl of Revelstoke; two children: Willow of Edmonton and Mathias of Calgary; mother Ruby Smith (John), father, Marty (Teresa) Boles; one brother, Mathias (Liz) Boles all of Fort Erie, Ont., one sister, Linda Boles of Revelstoke; nieces and nephews: Dan, Rachel, Mike and Elizabeth as well as his faithful companion, Libby.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Dan’s obituary notice at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke