Celebration of Life for Les Wetselaar

Celebration of Life for Les Wetselaar taking place in Centennial Park on Saturday, Apr. 30, at 1 p.m.

Les Wetselaar, who died after falling into the Columbia River last week, will be remembered at a ceremony in Centennial Park on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Wetselaar, one of Revelstoke few true homeless people, is believed to have drowned after he fell into the river last Wednesday, Apr. 20, at around 1 p.m.

His body has not been found.

Wetselaar, 69, lived in Revelstoke for about 30 years. He was familiar and friendly face to many around town.

Krista Manuel, the owner of Sangha Bean where Wetselaar used to hang out, and funeral director Gary Sulz are organizing the Celebration of Life. It will be followed by a reception at 3 p.m. at Sangha Bean.

All are welcome to come and share their memories of the man known simply as ‘Les.’

 

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