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Lloyd Lindsay

November 29, 1921 - March 5, 2012


On Sunday March 4th, at the age of 90 years, Mr. Lloyd Russell Lindsay of Oliver passed away peacefully at McKinney Place surrounded by his children.
He was predeceased by his infant daughter Lynnda Jane, his daughter in law LeeAnn and brothers Kurt, Murnie and Don.
Lloyd is survived by his loving family including Nellie, his devoted wife of 69 years.
His daughters, Sandy (Helmut) Knippelberg, Joan (Malcolm) McKay and his son Lloyd.
Grandchildren, Dean (Donna) McKay, Jodie (Cody) Larosee, Lisa (David) Larsfolk, Chad (Ainslie) Lindsay and Cassidy Lindsay. Great-grandchildren Karlee Snippa, Morgan Larosee and Maya Lindsay.
His sisters, Fern Chapman and family, Bernice (Roger) Keep and family and Peggy Burns and family and June (Reed) Wagner and family as well as his brothers Ricky and family and Howard (Cecile) and family.
Lloyd was born, raised in Ontario. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force from coast to coast during the Second World War and married Nellie while stationed in Kamloops B.C.
Lloyd, Nellie and daughters moved to British Columbia in 1959 and settled in Okanagan Falls before coming to Oliver in 1970 .
“Coach” Lloyd was an avid sport’s fan and especially loved hockey and golf. He coached minor hockey in Oliver for many years and was a long time member of Fairview Mountain Golf Club.
In his early years in Ontario he loved fishing and hunting, especially fox hunting with his hounds.
Lloyd loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A special thanks to the staff and care givers at Heritage House and McKinney Place as well as the support and care from nurses, friends, Dr. Mark Hamilton and John and Daryn at Nunes-Pottinger.
Following a private family gathering a private graveside committal will take place in the Oliver cemetery veterans’ field of honour.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Maureen Johnson Doerr
Relation: Family Friend

I am sorry to hear about your dad….he was so much fun and I remember him coaching and encouraging me with my cow bell when I was 16 driving the boys around to all their hockey games…you are all in my thoughts and prayers….Mo

From: Mary and Ron Ostermeier
Relation: we didn't know him

Joan and family, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. Please accept our condolonces and know that our thoughts are with you.

From: George & Marge Hagel
Relation: Friends

Being former neighbors our family got to know Lloyd very well,a great individual.Our condolence to the family.

From: Ann Foltyn (Nunes)
Relation: my brother's hockey coach

Lloyd and family
Sorry to hear the passing of your father. My memory of your father was behind the bench coaching hockey. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ann Foltyn

From: Jean Evans
Relation: friend

Dave and I both have good remembrances of Lloyd. Remember all
his patience and understanding coaching hockey with our boys back in the 70’s. He had a great sense of humour and was a great
influence on their lives. Many great memories. Out thoughts are
with you all.

From: joan and blaine nunweiler
Relation: friend/family

Dear Sandy and Helmut, So sorry to hear od dad’s passing, but remember Sandy he’s better of now and can have peace. Talk to you sonn, regards to whole family, Blaine and Joan

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