Monday Dec. 5, 2016
Sadly Dave died in the presence of Amy, Katie and Anna, at Nanaimo
Regional General Hospital at 67 yrs of age, from complications after
heart surgery on Nov. 2nd. Dave was born in Victoria B.C. and in 1975
set out with with his young family of three, to start a construction company
in the Comox Valley, David Burkard Construction, later changing
the name to BURLAC Const. which grew into a very successful business.
Three more children arrived by 1979.
As a man who loved to fish, Dave truly enjoyed being on the water and
always sharing his catch.
Dave was predeceased by parents Sylvester and Hilda, son Jonathan
and sister Shelley. He is survived by partner Linda Zaleschuk,
daughters Amy Bradshaw (Landon), Anna Zaleschuk (Christian) and
Katie Burkard. Sisters Joan (Jim) Bennett, Anne (John) Mace, Janice
Burkard and brother John (Joy) Burkard. Grandchildren Scarlett and
Saylor Zaleschuk, Maggie Bradshaw and Cruz Love.
As well as dozens of nieces, nephews and inlaws.
Since retiring Dave could be found trap shooting, chopping and stacking
wood, lots and lots of wood, reading a good western, and playing
with his toys.
Rest in Peace Dave in the eternal Happy Hunting Grounds…..autem
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consequatur, nim quas debis pore