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Dwight E. Winquist

December 13, 1947 - September 26, 2019


Dwight Winquist of Princeton, BC, beloved husband of Helen-Joan, passed away after a short illness on September 26, 2019 at the age of 71 years.  Dwight was born December 13, 1947 to Carl and Marie Winquist.  He worked in the commercial fishing industry, starting his career in 1964.  Many will remember Dwight from the Princeton Landfill kiosk where he handed out dog treats to man’s best friends.  Besides his loving wife Helen-Joan, Dwight is survived by his two daughters Karla(Lance) and Tanis(Michael), grandchild Colton, sister Della(Glen) and brother Roland.  Predeceased by his parents Carl and Marie, brothers Carl, Earl, Jackie, Jerry and Sonny, sisters Diane, Ingrid, Mary, Beverly, Roberta and Joyce.  A Memorial Tea will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 12 pm at the Princeton Legion, 170 Bridge Street, Princeton, BC.


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From: Bill and Carhy Montgomery

Heartfelt love to Dwight’s family especially Helen, our hearts are with you. The short time we got to know Dwight personally, being a roommate,  to our friend Keith, was a true blessing! Sending our deepest sympathy  xoxo

From: Ken and Leona Stacey

Thought are with you Helen and family, may he RIP knowing he was dearly loved

From: April Earle

My condolences to the family. So sorry to hear of your loss💛

From: Robert Bruce

My Last Uncle…Rest well old fisherman.

From: Debra Bradley

Rest In Peace Uncle Dwight! Our thoughts are with you, Helen Joan, Karla and Tanis. Sending you lots of love and big hugs. ❤️

From: George Nitta

He will be missed along our beautiful coast which he worked for a number of  years

From: Terry Henshaw

It’s difficult to tell you how deeply I feel about Dwight’s (Blondie) passing . What started out as families knowing families , then eventually working together in the fishing industry for a few decades , we became friends . It was a privilege to have known him . We had a lot of fun times on and off the water . Spending time at home with his family is what he loved best . Helen Joan . Karla , Tanis and family , my thoughts are with you and I extend my deepest sympathy.

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