James Yme (Jim) Boersma of Salmon Arm, B.C. passed away June 4th 2013 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital. A celebration of life was held at 1:00pm Saturday June 8th, 2013 at Bowers Funeral Service.
Jim was born January 2, 1932 in Oudega, The Netherlands. In 1951 he left The Netherlands and worked in New Zealand, Australia and Canada. In Calgary he joined Texaco Canada Ltd. before moving to Revelstoke in 1967 where he owned and operated the Texaco bulk plant until 1989. He then moved to Salmon Arm where he enjoyed and developed Pheasant Ridge Farm.
Jim was an avid cross country skier and a member of the Larch Hill Ski Club. Recently he rekindled his joy for music and joined the Salmon Arm Community Band playing the tuba.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Larch Hill Ski Club, the Shuswap Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.
Funeral Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home.