PAVICH, Tony, born in Mountain Park, Alberta, February 1, 1930, passed away July 1, 2002 in Kelowna after a battle with lung cancer. He leaves his wife of 46 years, Mary Ann of Westbank, BC, son Jim (Hope) and their children Ben and Dayna, son Donald (Trish) and their boys Joey and Jeffry of Calgary and son Bill (Karen) and their boys Evan and Kyle of Westbank, brother John (Rose) of Prince George, sister Anne (Mike) of Princeton plus numerous nieces and nephews. Tony spent many years at the Prince George Stock Market with his fellow stock players. He and Mary moved to Westbank in 1993 after 29 years of living in Prince George. He is sadly missed by his family and friends. No flowers or service by his request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society for Research. 'Gone but never forgotten'
VAN VLIET, Jacoba (nee Broekhuizen)
January 5, 1920 - July 6, 2002
Jacoba Van Vliet, known as Coba or Co to all her friends, passed away peacefully with her family at her side, at the age of 82 years. Coba is survived by her husband, Art (Aad), daughter, Wendy (Wayne) Hayes, grandchildren Kelsey and Zaria; brothers Nico, Bas (Annie); sister in law, Nel; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends in Holland and Ireland. A memorial Service to celebrate Coba's life will be held on Friday, July 12, 2002, at 1:30pm from First Baptist Church, 483 Gillett St. with Reverend Dr. Lance Morgan officiating. Prince George Funeral Service Ltd. in care of arrangements, 564-3880. A special thanks to Dr. Buksa, and the doctors and nursing staff on the 4th floor of PGRH for their loving care and attention to our loving wife, mother and oma. Rest in peace, Mom.
DOYLE, Theodore Edward
Ted Doyle peacefully went to be with the Lord on February 26, 2009 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born October 5, 1931 in Nipawin, Saskatchewan. Ted was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was well known for his beautiful red and white trucks of Ted Doyle Trucking. He will be dearly missed. Ted was survived by his loving wife Kay Doyle; his children Bruce Doyle (Shelley), Helen Barwise, and Colleen (Ray Gibson); grandchildren Dan, Amy, Laura, Ethan, Jessica, Krista and Ory; Great Grandchildren: Morgan & Rusty; brothers: Mike (Evelyn), Chet (Evelyn), Larry (Gladys) and Leonard (Clara); sisters: Johanna Dalziel, Marg Crouch, Nora Hunter and Dorothy (Bill Edwards). Predeceased by parents: Martin Henry & Elizabeth Doyle, brothers: Joe, Don and Archie; sisters: Edna, Luella & Ethel and children Cathy & David. A special thanks to Dr. D. Reddy and all the homecare workers and nurses who spent countless hours caring for Ted. There will be no service at Ted's request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Prince George Hospice House in thanks for their wonderful staff. God Bless.
HENRY BRUN (JACKPINE)
April 6, 1926 - February 23, 2009
The step-family of Henry David Brun is deeply saddened to announce Henry's passing on February 23, 2009 with his loved ones by his bedside. Henry is survived by his partner of 28 years, Annie Maier; her son: George Maier; daughter-in-law: Jacii Maier; granddaughter: Brandis (Mark) Reside; grandsons: Kristoffer, Benjamin and Lucas Maier, Trevor & Tyler Salewski; daughter-in-law: Ann Kovacic; sister-in-law: Janet Brumpton; niece & nephew: Carla & Christian Brumpton; special friends: Darlene, Patty, Doris, Carl, Lynda, Jack & Evelyn, Jean & Family. Predeceased by his step-son: Tony Maier and brother-in-law: Gerry Brumpton. No service at Henry's request. Thank you to Dr. Galt Wilson for his compassionate care. A very special thank you to all the staff in Hospice House. You are truly angels among us. Henry loved you all. Henry's ashes will be spread under a Big Douglas Fir tree, as he wished.
Marie Adeal Riesterer
November 30, 1925 - February 23, 2009
Marie passed away on February 23, 2009 at the age of 83 years. She is survived by son: Brian (Mary); daughter: Charlene (Lenny); 8 grandchildren: Sherri, Rick, Shawn, Kimberly, Tanya, Destiny, Melissa & Stacey; 10 great grandchildren: Harli, Lucas, Blair, Jesse, Brayden, Kiana, Colton, Chloe, Cheyanne & Lucas; sisters: Mildred Graves & Dorothy Walker. Predeceased by husband: John; sons: Rick & Gary; one sister and 4 brothers. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2009 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Hart Pioneer Centre, 6986 Hart Hwy. Assman's Dignity Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.
Murray Earle Baker
Murray Earle Baker passed away on February 5, 2009 at the age of 55. Survived by parents John and Hattie Baker, 3 daughters: Marie (Troy) of Fort St. John, Kelly (Dave) of Edmonton and Leanne (Lloyd) of Takla Landing; son Doug of Vancouver Island; 11 grandchildren; 2 brothers: Raymond (Verna) of PG and Vernon (Katrina) of PG; 4 sisters: Vicki (Don) of PG, Elaine (Doug) of PG, Shirley (Vic) of PG and Maureen (Bob) of PG and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by daughter: Charlene (Charlie); brothers: Doug and Donald; nephews: Douglas, Jackie and Buddy. Visitation Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at Assman's Funeral Services from 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral Services will be held on February 11, 2009 at 1:00pm from Assman's Funeral Chapel with Susan Scott officiating. Interment to follow in the Prince George Cemetery.
Pearl Louise Hesse
Pearl Louise Hesse passed away peacefully at home on February 19, 2009 in Prince George, BC, at the age of 81. Pearl was born in Ferintosh, Alberta on September 10, 1927. She was the eldest daughter of George and Lily Kraemer, and was predeceased by her parents and three sisters, Kathryn Buskas, Mary Kraemer and Margaret Olsen. Pearl grew up and went to school in Ferintosh. In 1949 she moved to Grand Forks, BC, and in 1951 she married Arthur Hesse. Pearl and Arthur moved to Prince George in 1955. Arthur Hesse passed away in November 1970. Pearl relocated to Kelowna, BC, in 1975, where she remained until 2002 when she moved back to Prince George. Pearl was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Pearl is survived by her two sons, David (Barbara) and James (Gayle); two grandsons, Jason and Matthew Hesse; two sisters, Irene Saffran and Anne Vickery; and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to all of the staff at Parkside who looked after Pearl with care and compassion during her stay there. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 1:00 pm at Grace Anglican Church, 2640 Goheen Street, Prince George. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1480 7th Avenue, Prince George, V2L 3P2.
AUGUST 18, 1924 - FEBRUARY 11, 2009
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our Mother & Grandmother, Peggy Scholton. Peggy is survived by her Daughter Randy Carrell (Kelly Anderson), Son's Jay Scholton (Tammi), Andy Raeber (Kathy), Grandchildren Staci Rishaug (Ryan), Marci Carrell (Fabian Booth), Rob & Tracy Carrell, Janice (Ryan), Kris (Nikki),Daryl, Great Grandson's Noah & Khai Rishaug, Nieces Deanna, Marlene, Jeannie, Nephews Murray, Garth & Jay. Peggy is best known for her many years of dedication to the Prince George Community, her overseas Foster Care, B&B Music, opened in 1949, The B&B Music T.V. Show & her love and devotion to her Family and friends. Peggy has resided in Kamloops, BC, near her Daughter Randy off and on since 1985 and is also well known in their Community at places such as The Kamloops Renaissance, The Shores, Playing Bingo At Malone's or just spending time at Randy's Home with her Family and Friends. For almost 85 Years Peggy lived life to the fullest and will leave behind her witty sense of humor that will leave laughter in our souls like a ray of the sun shining down on us all. Peggy was Our Bright Shining Star that will be sadly missed but FOREVER CHERISHED IN OUR HEARTS. BE AT PEACE MOM, WE LOVE YOU AND WILL CARRY YOU WITHIN US ALWAYS. Our family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. Fike, Dr. Hollman, and the many nurses at Royal Inland Hospital for helping us through this difficult time and we appreciate the compassion shown when needed. A Celebration to Honor Peggy's Life will be held in the Chapel of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, 177 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC, on Tuesday, February.17th, 2009, at 2:00 p.m.
RUDI H. MUELLER
October 22, 1924 - February 16, 2009
After a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease, Rudi passed away peacefully in the arms of his family who loved him so dearly, on February 16, 2009. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Lydia; son Peter (Linda), daughter Corina (Greg), grandchildren Brittany, Michael, Andrew and Nicole. Rudi is also survived by many relatives in Germany including a twin brother, Bruno. He was a kind and generous man who was well respected throughout the auto electrical repair industry. His zest for life was quite clear and he thoroughly enjoyed being the perfect host, either in his home or at his cabin on Summit Lake. The family would like to send a HUGE thank you to the care aids and nurses at Simon Fraser Lodge for providing such wonderful care for Rudi and continually treating him with dignity and respect. Your compassion has greatly helped us get through a most difficult time. Thank you also to Dr. Raymond for all your assistance, advice and compassion. A Memorial Service for Rudi will be held on Sunday, February 22 at 3:00pm at Westwood Mennonite Brethren Church, 2658 S. Ospika Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Prince George Alzheimer's Society. Forever In Our Hearts... Schlaf Gut, Opa Schlaf Gut
Hazel C. Walters
WALTERS - Hazel C. passed away peacefully in the arms of her family. Hazel was a devoted wife and mother. She is survived by her loving husband Don, her son James, her daughter Kari Blackwell, her son-in-law Steven Blackwell and much loved only granddaughter Carly Blackwell. Her brother Bob McDonald (Lois) and their family, her other brother Dale McDonald and many other relatives and friends. She will also be sadly missed by her little friend, Bisket. Hazel chaired the Scott Tournament of Hearts in 1983. She also volunteered at the Canadian Cancer Society and many others in her lifetime. She was an outgoing person and worked hard at whatever she was doing. We would like to thank all the staff in the Transition ward at PGRH and Dr. Higgans for all their loving support during her long stay. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 7 at 1:00pm from the First Baptist Church, 5th and Gillett. In lieu flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.