A much-loved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Ralph Ronald Etzerza, 86, of Terrace, BC passed away at his home July 21, 2013.
He was born February 2, 1927 in Telegraph Creek, BC to predeceased parents Belfry and Mary (Low) Etzerza. Ralph resided in Terrace, BC for the past 18 years having moved from Oliver, BC to be closer to family in the north.
He was a man of many trades but well known for being a great trapper and hunter, something he had done since he was a small boy proudly taught by his father in their native Tahltan tradition.
Beloved husband to his wife of 64 years, Doris A. (Brooks) Etzerza of Terrace, B.C; father to Edward Gary Ryan (Christine); grandfather to Machalle (Rob), Lisa (Phillip), Tina, Megan and Coleen and great grandfather to Macy; brother to Edna, Peggy, Irma, Joyce, Albert, Belfry, Rose and predeceased Ira, Carl, Alice and Bill; uncle to many nieces and nephews and their families.
A memorial service will be held from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2013, at MacKay’s Funeral Home in Terrace, BC (across from George Little Park).