BERGSTROM, Karl Johan Rune . Rune passed away in the Cowichan District Hospital peacefully on October 21, 2013. He was born on October 20, 1927 and immigrated from Sweden in the late 1950's. Rune loved his wife Marie of 45 years dearly which they were seldom separated over the past few years. Rune is predeceased by his son Terry, his parents Erik, Alinda, and Frida, and in-laws James & Rachael Lewis. Dad is lovingly remembered by Gary (Sandra), Kelly (Vicky), Rick (Patti), Shelley (Manuel), and Teresa (Ralph). Papa was cherished by Jacqueline, Christina, Christopher, Richard, Parker, Kendall and great-grand children Nixon and Adelyn. Rune was loved by his many extended family and friends. Rune loved his 4 seasons of Fishing, Gardening, Playing cards, and Hockey. Everyone enjoyed seeing his flowers as they passed by his home. Rune has a special place in his heart for his home away from home 'Port Renfrew'. He was active member with the Royal Canadian Legion, local seniors centre, and the Scandinavian Club in the past years. Celebration of Life will be held on October 26 in the Basement of the Centennial Hall at 12:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be offered at www.hwwallacecbc.com
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Published in Cowichan Valley Citizen from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2013