Walter George Thrun, 84 passed away peacefully at his home in Creston B.C. on May 2, 2011.
Wally was born in Calgary Alberta on September 3rd, 1926 to Margaret Christensen and George Thrun.
Wally was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grand father and friend. Wally enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved all sports, but Golf was the one he was most passionate about. This is where he was one with the course and where he made many close lifelong friends.
Wally served in the Navy during World War II escorting convoys in the North Atlantic and took pride in being a Canadian Veteran.
Wally spent his retirement years in Creston where he enjoyed the warmer climate and golfing with his many friends.
Wally will be sadly missed by all his loved ones.
Wally is survived by his loving wife Sonia Thrun, Sons Michael (Lynn) Thrun, Rob (Kellie) Thrun, Bruce (Eileen) Thrun, and Wally Jr. (Maureen) Thrun. Step Children Jody Rehm (Freddie), Richard Davis (Michelle), many Grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 7, 2:00 p.m. at G.F. Oliver Funeral Chapel in Creston.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Creston Legion.