WILLIAM KOOTNIKOFF

Bill was born on May 18, 1944, at Grand Forks, B.C., and passed away on July 31, 2010, at Burnaby, B.C. He was predeceased by his father William, and his mother Mable. Bill is survived by his sister, Mary (Peter) Stoochnoff; nephew, Randy; niece, Lori; sister, Elsie (Wally) Chutskoff; nephew, Les; and niece, Tammy.

Bill worked in the automotive body industry for most of his life, starting at Grand Forks with Zak’s Body Shop and moved on to numerous firms in Vancouver.

A Basic Cremation of Coquitlam, B.C., was in care of cremains and a private funeral service was held in Grand Forks, B.C. Thanks to Walter Hoodikoff for his guidance and help with the arrangements. The family would also like to thank all the relatives and friends for their condolences. Rest in peace.

Gone into that light that shines so fair;

Gone from the earth of sorrow and care

Resting those hands that did their best

Gone, dear brother and uncle, gone to rest.