October 25, 1937 – December 29, 2020
Raymond (Ray) Ernest Johansen. Born October 25, 1937, in Edmonton, Alberta. Died December 29, 2020, at the Columbia View Lodge in Trail, British Columbia.
Ray was predeceased by Deanna, his wife of 54 years, in June of 2020. Also, his father Henry Johansen, mother and stepfather Evelyn and Per Groland, and his sister, Eileen Beaulieu. He is survived by his two sons; Brian (Bev) Johansen and their children and Dan (Maria) Johansen; his brother David Johansen; his sister, Sylvia Johansen.
He will be missed by very close friends Ren and Diane Gallacher as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. Ray spent many years working in the Columbia Valley; he hauled logs to the local mill in Brisco before finishing his career as a highway maintenance operator in Yoho National Park.
Special thanks to the staff of the Columbia View Lodge in Trail, where he was cared for with great kindness. He has been cremated and the ashes are to be scattered during a small family service this summer in Golden.
As an expression of sympathy, donations to your local Food Bank would be greatly appreciated. Obituary
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