Willoughby ROOKE

ROOKE: Willoughby – born October 10, 1912 passed away May 9, 2004.

Willoughby was a Langley Pioneer, who was honored on Douglas Day and was scheduled to be the Parade Pioneer for this year’s Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition on the May long weekend. He was also a charter member of the BPOE, Langley Lodge 259.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Ellen; daughters Linda Koropchuk (Gordon) and Frances Zimmerman (Murray); granddaughters: Tracy Ollenberger (Quinn), Sherry Wilson (Ian Moyes) and Shannon Duralia (Frank); great granchildren Justin, Kirsti, Taylor and Beaumont; other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandson Douglas Zimmerman in 2003.

A service to celebrate his life will be ehld Monday, May 17 at 11 a.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 20786 Fraser Highway, Langley. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the BPOE, Langley Branch, 22594 Old Yale Road, Langley, BC, V2Z 2V4, would be appreciated.


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