Arthur (Slim) Frederick Wagstaff

Arthur (Slim) Frederick Wagstaff

January 4 1937 to November 13 2014

After a lengthy battle with cancer, Art Wagstaff passed away on November 13, 2014.

Art was born in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. When he was four years old, his family moved to a farm in Rolling Hills, Alberta.

After the farm was sold he spent a brief stint working in construction in Edmonton and then joined the Air Force. He was honourably discharged on the 21st of February, 1960. He then worked as a microwave technician in Kamloops, Elliston, Newfoundland, Edmonton and several locations throughout B.C., eventually returning to Kamloops and working for BC Tel until he moved his family to Chu Chua and became a farmer/rancher for 20 years. Following the sale of the farm in 1991 he worked as a real estate agent until he retired in 1994.

Art is survived by his wife of 54 years, Fran, son Rick (Marie), daughter Anita and grandchildren Mallory and Marston. He will be fondly remembered by his good friends Ken, Karen and Kassie Gilbert, Linda McMahon as well as his many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is planned to take place at North Lake in the spring/summer.

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