On September 19, 2017, Toivo passed away at the age of 89 in Port Alberni, BC.€
Predeceased by his loving wife Anelma, Toivo will be sadly missed by his children Timo (Monica), Susan (Risto), Rita (Brian) and Tom (Diane); grandchildren Todd (Jennifer), Timothy, Travis (Jasmina), Kevin, Sonja, Byron, Christopher, Curtis, Jennifer (Ryan), and Nicole (Donato); great-grandchildren Katie, Jay, Jake, and Zoe; and many relatives and friends. €
Toivo enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, engaging in various activities and travelling.
He loved the outdoors and being at the cottage. He was an avid athlete, participating in many competitive sports.
A believer in helping others, he was a passionate volunteer who had a great sense of humor and was resourceful in solving problems.
He enjoyed working as a tradesperson in various countries and numerous provinces in Canada.
A funeral service will be held in Williams Lake at a later date.
A special thank you to Dr. Don Sander and the wonderful staff at Fir Park Village for the excellent care they provided.
€In lieu of flowers, please consider helping others with random acts of kindness and/or contribute to a charity of your choice.