May 22, 1933 – Apr 6, 2013
Alexander Charles Bain, of Little Fort, BC, passed away on April 6, 2013 at Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC, after a brave struggle with cancer. He was 79 years of age. Chuck was born in Ardley, Alberta, on May 22, 1933. He left school after grade nine and began a long career as a faller in the logging industry. Chuck married Irma Louise Hanson, and the couple spent 61 years together as soul mates in marriage. Their marriage is remembered for the honour and affection they shared.
Chuck is remembered as an honest, gentle, proud and strong man. He was a Cub Scout leader in his younger years and enjoyed carpet bowling at the Little Fort Community Hall in his later years. Chuck leaves behind his loving wife Irma Louise Bain, daughter Margaret Helen Bain, son Daniel Charles Bain, his brother Robert Charles Bain, many nieces and nephews, granddaughters and grandsons, great granddaughters and great grandsons, as well as many, many friends. He was predeceased by two daughters, Charlotte Louise Beale and Marie Inez Menzel, and by two grandsons, Darren Joseph Menzel and Keith Lyle Rollinson. Chuck wished to be cremated.
There will be a Memorial Service for Chuck Bain on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Little Fort Community Hall. A pot luck reception will follow in the hall. The service may be seen online and condolences sent to the family via www.NorthThompsonFuneral.com . Donations in memory of Alexander Charles Bain would be appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society British Columbia and Yukon Division, 565 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4. Arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Clearwater, BC, V0E 1N0, (250) 674-3030.Print This Obituary & Condolences