Feb 10, 1941 – Oct 23, 2017
James Douglas Peter Lim best known as “Doug” passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC on October 23, 2017 at the age of 76 Years.
Doug was born in Invermere, BC on 02/10/1941 to Lim Man You and Lucy Lim.
Doug moved to Golden, BC around 1964 to work for CP Railway, working/managing the Train Station. In his spare time, Doug also worked for the Ministry of Forestry until he met and married his wife, Susan (So Lai) on 11/12/1966. Then worked for the many years for the Golden Liquor Store until retirement in 1995.
Doug and Susan soon became young parents to their daughters, Sheryl and Karen. While raising a young family and working two jobs to build his family home where his wife, Susan, currently resides.
Doug volunteered his services for the Golden Lions Club where he was given a Life-Time Membership for all his dedicated volunteer time.
Doug loved to go camping and fishing with his family. After working for the BC Liquor Store for about 28 years, Doug decided to retire and took up his serious hobby of golfing where he loved to golf with all his good friends on “Men’s Night” every Wednesday.
Also after retiring, Doug and Susan became grandparents to their only grandchildren, Nichole and Nathan, by their daughter, Sheryl. Doug and Susan would faithfully travel to Rocky Mountain House, Alberta to visit them as often as they could. Doug was also seen working for his other daughter, Karen, at her Accounting Office for many years being an office assistant. Doug also loved to go to the local Golden Bakery where he had his morning coffee and attempted to solve the world’s problems with all his long-time friends.
Doug was a very dedicated to his family, his work and retirement life.
Doug is survived by his loving wife, Susan and daughters Sheryl (Norman) Kwan and Karen (Wayne) Hansen and grandchildren, Nichole and Nathan Kwan and the extended Hansen Family.
Also survived by Doug’s sisters, Pat Lim, Betty (Sing) Quon, Jessie (Jeff) Boudens, Brothers Stan (Patti) Lim and Dick Lim. Also survived by Susan’s brothers Eddie (Betty) Ma and Pat Ding Ma and mother-in-law, So Ying Ma and Kum Mo Wong (Auntie in Vancouver) and by many nieces and nephews, too many to name.
Doug is predeceased by both his parents, Lim Man You and Lucy Lim, brothers Terry Lim, Henry Lim, Robert David Lim and sisters Lillian (Wah) Gee, Frances Lim and Margaret (Bing) Wong and by Susan’s Father, Man Ma and Uncle George Wong.
As per Doug’s wishes, Doug did not want to have a service. The Family had a Private Burial on 11/02/2017 and a Chinese Burial on 11/09/2017.
If so desired, contributions can be made to the Lupus Foundation, Diabetes Foundation, Heart & Stroke Foundation and/or Golden & District General Hospital on behalf of Doug Lim.
We Love You and Miss You Greatly – from your loving wife, Susan and Daughters Sheryl and Karen and Families.