Edwin Louis MOSER

Edwin Louis Moser, born July 3, 1925, at Snohomish, Washington, passed away on Good Friday morning, March 25, 2005 at the age of 79. Ed proudly served in the U.S. Army Infantry, WWII, seeing action in Germany. Returning to Snohomish, he engaged in logging operations along the western slopes of the Cascades. Ed and wife Carole and two children moved to Lac la Hache, B.C. in 1963, where they built up and operated a cattle ranch until 1986, when they retired. Ed spent much of that time as Deputy Brand Inspector for the area as well as operating a sizeable trapline. Upon retirement, the Mosers spent several years on Gabriola Island enjoying their boat along the B.C. coastline, before making the final move to Creston, B.C. Ed had a great love of the outdoors and managed to incorporate that love in all his occupations and instill these values in his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife Carole, nee Lee, Creston; daughter Wendy (Dave) Muhic, Lac la Hache; grandson Zachary, Kelowna, B.C.; and grandson Bart and granddaughter Shawna, both of Vancouver, B.C. Ed was predeceased by his son Gary, his brothers Ted and Larry Moser and is survived by his brothers Don of Meza, Arizona; and Carl of Yakima, Washington. Following cremation, his ashes will rest with his son, at Lac la Hache and a celebration of his life is planned for his birthday, July 3, 2005 at his ranch in Lac la Hache. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.