May 13, 1927 – May 25, 2012
Long-time Clearwater resident Lou Greffard passed away at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC, on May 25, 2012. He was 85 years of age. Lou was born on May 13, 1927 in Lafleche, Saskatchewan, to parents Lenord and Rose Greffard. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ella Greffard (nee Rawson), by his children Sarah, Lenny (Gloria), Dorothy (Jim), Holly (Doug) and Dennis (Christine), by seven grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, by his brothers Marcel, Al, Harvey and Morris, and by his sisters Cecile, Lorette and Ida. Lou was predeceased by his brothers Aimee, Armand and Dennis, sisters Jeanette and Gerry, his son-in-law Grant Mulek, and by his parents, Lenord and Rose.
Lou was a hard working man. He worked for Emil Anderson Trucking and in logging and mill work. Lou founded Greffard’s Saw Shop in Clearwater many decades ago. He enjoyed woodworking, tinkering, hunting, enjoying his grandkids and great grandkids. He loved to watch hockey. Lou helped to build the ski hill in Clearwater, and the Catholic Church in Clearwater. He will also be remembered for taking Mom’s car port and using it for his shop!
A Memorial Service for Lou Greffard will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ski Hill Lodge in Clearwater. Mr. Lloyd Strickland will officiate. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon, 201-635 Victoria St, Kamloops, BC, V2C 2B3, tel. 250-372-3938 would be appreciated.Print This Obituary & Condolences