Vern Eliason

March 20, 1942 – May 22, 2019
Vern passed away peacefully at Cowichan Lodge, Wednesday May 22, 2019. Vern moved to the Cowichan Valley from Salmon Arm, B.C., in 1964 and began logging for Crown Zellerbach in Nitnat. He continued his logging career as a faller working for MacMillan Bloedel and Weyerhaeuser at Shawnigan division and retired in 2006. During his free time he built numerous houses around the Cowichan Valley, rarely taking a day off. After his retirement he became known as “Vern the firewood guy” splitting and delivering firewood to many faithfull customers. Vern is survived by his wife Charlotte (Sherry), his children, Debra (Wade), Todd (Miyuki), Sheryl (Doug), Shelly, Jade (Kim), grandchildren, great grandchildren and four brothers and four sisters and families. Vern’s family would like to thank, the doctors, nurses and staff at Cowichan Lodge for their care during his final months. Vern was always there to lend a hand to those in need, and was known as a friend to all. There will be a Celebration of Life Saturday June 29, 2019 1 pm at H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre.
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