Louie Joseph Cloutier of Kelowna, B.C., passed away peacefully after a brave battle with cancer on June 8, 2006 at the age of 53.
Louie was surrounded by his loving family at the time of his death. A lover of guitar and fiddle playing. Louie is survived by his wife Debbie, mother-in-law Sophie, sons Cory (Kerry), Kelly (Nikki), Cary (Jacklyn), Louie Jr. (Penny) and daughter Tracy (Ron). Louie is also lovingly remembered by his father Paul, mother Rita (Oscar) Jensen, brothers Rene (Ann), Roger (Maureen), Tony (Joanne), sister Diann (Harve Eggleston), Doris Cloutier, as well as several nieces and nephews and grandchildren. Louie is predeceased by his father-in-law John Taschuk and grandson Trent Cloutier.
Louie was happiest when surrounded by good friends and family, while fishing and with his guitar and loved to make people laugh. Always a hard worker, Louie will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Service to be held Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the fire hall in Smithers. Donations may be made in Louie’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society, Kelowna. Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC (250)762-2299.