BRIAN R. FEMLING
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BRIAN FEMLING
November 5, 1968 ~ May 3, 2013
"He was a creative, caring person with a warm
sense of humor and a passion for helping others."

Brian R. Femling, 44, passed away May 3, 2013, after a short battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 5, 1968 in Vancouver, WA. As a lifelong resident of Vancouver, Brian lived on a portion of the farm that has been in the Femling family for 100 years. He graduated from Prairie High School in 1987 and then received nursing degrees from Clark College and WSU Vancouver.
Brian married Sandra Gilbert on June 26, 1999.
He worked for multiple organizations in the greater Vancouver/Portland area during his career including Clark College, The Vancouver Clinic, Georgia Pacific, Intel, and most recently at Kaiser Permanente.
Brian enjoyed fishing and spending time at the farm with his extended family.
He was a very kind, loving and patient man
who gave boundless support to his family.
Brian is survived by his wife, Sandie; daughters, Samantha and Cassidy; and his two brothers, Herb (Beth) and Scott (Heidi), both from Vancouver.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Norb and Eleanor Femling.
A memorial service will be held Sun., May 19, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 401 E. 33rd Ave., Vancouver, WA.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.



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Published in The Columbian on May 12, 2013.
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May 19, 2013
So sorry for your loss. It is hard when they go when so young. May the good memories sustain you through the tough times.
Karin (Ortego) Canazzi
May 19, 2013
You will be greatly missed by so many, a cousin, a friend that always had a smile and way to make you laugh. Always remember sorrow and sadness was not in Brian's life.
Larry and Linda Morrow
May 17, 2013
So sorry to hear of Brian's passing. The news has spread to those of us who were his fraternity brothers at WSU and we all are greatly saddened. Deepest condolences to his family. Rest in peace, brother.
Ric Fernandez
May 16, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. We have been neighbors for many years and will remember your family in our prayers. Jan and Brad Treharne, Nancy and Doug Ross.
May 15, 2013
My deepest sympathy to the Femling family. God bless you all.
Katrina Golder
May 14, 2013
Brian was a wonderful neighbor and friend. Our prayers are with you Sandy and girls, Scott & family, and Herb & family.
Carrole & LaVerne Rude
May 13, 2013
I am so sorry to hear this. I can remember playing basketball and riding towgoats at the farm with the family growing up. I was also surprised when he came to work at the Camas mill where I work. My prayers go out to the whole family.
Gil Nelson
May 13, 2013
His light will be with you forever!!!!
Heather
May 13, 2013
Sandi,Samantha and Cassie I am so sorry for your loss. you are all in my prayers.
Heather
May 12, 2013
Sandie,
So sorry to read about your loss. Thinking and praying for you and your family.
Ruth Jenkins Zschomler
May 12, 2013
Brian and I were good friends before and during high school. I will always remember the fun times we had together. I am so sorry for the loss.
Doug Sproul
May 12, 2013
So sorry for your lose, we have known the Femling family since 1946 and they have been great neighbors. The Bettger's
Ken & Sharon Bettger
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