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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Abbotsford - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 44

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ALDRIDGE, Pauline - Sunday, 12 Dec 2004
The many people whose lives were touched by Pauline Aldridge will be saddened to learn that she passed away Sunday evening, December 12, 2004, at the Mission Memorial Hospital.
Her husband Bill was with her and holding her hand as she died. She is now in the hands of God.
She is survived by her husband Bill, son Philip and his family.
Funeral services will be held at Mission Woodlawn Funeral Home, 7386 Horne St., Mission, Thursday, December 16, 2:00 pm
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cander Society would be appreciated.

FOSTER, Ronald Ernest - Thursday, 09 Dec 2004
Ronald Ernest
Passed away December 9, 2004 at age 60, after a two year battle with cancer.
Ron was born in Mission, where he lived for 38 years of his life, then moved to Deka Lake until 1998 and then on to Chetwynd.
Ron is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Barb; son Chris (Trudy); daughter Wendy (Byron); grandchildren Sandrena, Rodney, Caitlynn and Chrissy; sister Shari (Mike); brothers Randy (Lynn), Dean (Melanie); long time friend Abe Schroeder, and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He was predeceased by parents Ernie and Gwen and brother Reg.
Service to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.

WATKINSSEN, Shayana - Wednesday, 08 Dec 2004
Wednesday, December 8, 2004, Shayana Watkinssen (formerly Sharon Klenk), passed away peacefully at the age of 48. Shayana’s last month was spent between the Vernon hospital and her home in Cherryville, where she struggled with a congestive heart condition.
Having lived in many different locations throughout BC, it was Cherryville that she considered home. Shayana found peace and contentment living her dream on her hobby farm with her family and many animals.
Shayana is survived by her caring and loving husband Tom, daughter Rio, son Colin, grandson Ezekkiell, parents Carl and Iris Klenk, siblings Carla (Dana McKamey), Wendy (Pat McCormick), Brian Klenk (Karen), Denise Klenk, Lori (Ron Veres), her niece and many nephews.
A Celebration of Shayana’s life was held on December 11th, 2004 in Cherryville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the ICU/Cardiac Care Unit, c/o Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, 2101 – 32 St., Vernon, BC, V1T 5L2, to honour Shayana’s memory, would be gratefully accepted.
Arrangements were in the care of Vernon Funeral Home
(250) 542-0155

CLOKE, Thomas (Tom) B. - Friday, 26 Nov 2004
Thomas (Tom) B.
Aug. 13, 1909 - Nov. 26, 2004
Thomas Cloke of Vancouver, BC, passed away November 26, 2004 in Delta, BC after a brief illness.
Tom was predeceased by his parents, John and Laura; brothers, John (Jack), Bill and his first wife Jean. He is survived by his sister Marjory; wife Lillian (Krivoshein) Cloke and her son Gary (Helen); daughter Ann (Gary) of Ottawa; twins, Allan (Vickie) Surrey and Lynn (Reg) of Delta; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Tom’s formative years were spent in Anyox, BC where he obtained his education and trade of carpenter/pattern maker. At the close of the operation at Anyox, Tom worked at door and sash manufacturing operations in Victoria, BC and eventually obtained work at Grandby Mining and Smelting at Trail, BC. Upon the reopening of the copper mine in Princeton, BC, Tom was transferred to Allenby, BC to run the carpenter and pattern making shop. At the closing of Copper Mountain, Tom was involved in moving houses from Copper Mountain townsight to Grandby Mining property holdings in Hope, Princeton and Keremeos, BC. Grandby Mining at that time was putting two small mines in operations at Greenwood and Hope, BC. Tom was very involved in the construction of these two operations. Grandby Mining future operations led to Tom’s relocation to their Jedway Iron Ore location on the Queen Charlotte Islands. In 1965 Tom was again relocated to Grandby’s copper operation on Babine Lake at Granisle, BC. Tom retired from Grandby Mining in 1970, nearing 70 years of age. Tom built a summer home on Babine Lake, near Granisle, BC where he enjoyed his summers fishing and gardening with his family and wife Lillian. His love for golf kept him busy during the winter, spring and fall at his and Lill’s home in Abbotsford, BC. Tom led a very active lifestyle in duck, goose, bird and big game hunting. He will continue with his golf an fishing on the big golf course by a large lake in the sky.
Special thanks to Dr. M. Negraeff, Dr. B. Ohori and nurses, at Delta Hospital, for their special care.
A celebration of Tom’s life was held at the Delta Funeral Home at 5329 Ladner Trunk Rd., Ladner, BC on Friday, December 3 at 2:30 pm.
No flowers by request. Tom’s charity of choice was cancer research.
Delta Funeral Home

WIENS, Dennis Charles - Monday, 06 Dec 2004
Dennis Charles Wiens was born January 2, 1951 in Chilliwack, attending school in Chilliwack and Whitehorse, Yukon.
Dennis owned and operated a Dairyland Home Delivery Service serving the Vancouver area. Dennis was a road captain for the Christian Motorcyclists Association and touched many lives. Dennis loved fly fishing and family camping trips. Dennis went to be with Jesus December 6, 2004, but will always be in our hearts.
Dennis was predeceased by a brother Gordy, sister Beverly and wife Evelyn. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Lianne; sons Shawn, Sheldon, Darren, Robert, Jesse, Tuomo and Eric; brothers Rod and Rick; sister Sandi Thibodeau; mother Lydia Wiens and father Charles Wiens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Dennis Wiens family in trust at any Envision Credit Union.
A Celebration of Life for Dennis will be held Saturday, December 11, at 2 pm at the Banquet Room of the Abbotsford Co-op housing - 32855 Marshall Road, Abbotsford.

HAYWARD, ELMER STEVE - Thursday, 10 Jul 2003
Hayward, Elmer Steve born June 27, 1922 in Princeton, B.C. currently residing in Abbotsford passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer.
Elmer will be loved and remembered by Emily, his daughter Valayn (Mark); sister Whyonia (Dick) of Richmnd; brother Chuck (Ramona) Hayward of Chilliwack; grandchildren John, Greg, Jeff, Theresa, George, Jason, Brian, Shawn and Norman; many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Catherine and Carl and older brother Alvin (Ina) Hayward. Elmer loved his squaredancing, travelling to many towns to call at Jamborees. A cowboy at heart and a railroader after returning from active duty from the 2nd World War in 1946.
A Memorial Service was held on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at First Memorial Funeral Services, Aldergrove, B.C. Our family would like to thank Dr. Cooper and the nurses, aides and staff on 4east - Langley Memorial Hospital.

TAYLOR, BARBARA - Thursday, 10 Jul 2003
Barbara "Barrie" Taylor (nee Naylor), passed away on July 10, 2003 at the age of 76 in Abbotsford. She was born in New Westminster, B.C.
She was predeceased by her husband David Taylor and sister Dorothy Smith.
She is survived by her loving family; daughters Gail (Roy) McLeod and Lynn (Heinz) Dryborough, sons Ken (Karen) Usher, Ted (Angela) Usher and Scott (Kim) Usher. Will also be missed by 15 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson and many friends and relatives.
Barrie was a member of the CWAC as a Corporal.
A Celebration of Barrie's life will be held on Friday, July 18, 2003 at 1:30 p. m. at Henderson's Funeral Home at 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ICU of MSA Hospital, Abbotsford.
Thanks to the staff and doctors of MSA Hospital 3rd floor west and her many dear friends at the Abbotsford Housing Co-op on Marshall Road.

ZANARDO, IDA GIOVANNA - Thursday, 10 Jul 2003
Born October 27, 1903 in Nervesa, Province of Treviso, Italy, passed away July 10, 2003 in the MSA Hospital. Ida was 99 years old.
She was predeceased by her husband Ottavio in March 1997 and an infant son.
She is survived by her daughter Ophelia (Fay) Ferraro and son Egidio (Margaret) Zanardo; grandchildren Norma (Jim) Latin, Linda (Rick) Willmott, Carol (Larry) Foster, Gord (Debbie) Ferraro, Lorraine (BJ) Gagnon, Helen (Rob) Sandstrom, Jim Zanardo, Bill (Irene) Zanardo, Jennifer (George) Zanardo, John (Eva) Zanardo, and great grandchildren Dale, Craig and Anderea Latin, Angela Willmott, Tanya, Mishelle and Russell Foster, Bradley and Shannon Ferraro, Rene and Dayne Gagnon, Nicole and Kyle Sandstrom, Megan Zanardo, Corey and Shawn Zanardo, Tatton, Dalton and Leeland Oostenbrink.
Prayers Tuesday, July 15, 2003 at 8:00 p. m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 33333 Mayfair Ave., Abbotsford.
Funeral Mass Wednesday, July 16 at 11:00 a. m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Foundation in memory of Ida.

LONNEBERG, VERA AGNETA - Thursday, 10 Jul 2003
Vera Agneta Lonneberg (Jensen) went to be with Jesus, July 10, 2003 at age of 76. She was predeceased by her Dad Aage Jensen, Mother Gerda and brother Harry.
She will be remembered by her husband Laurie, daughter Laurel (Evan) Penner, their children Diane and Joshua. Her brother Robert (Barbara) Jensen.
Vera will also be remembered by Laurie's family, Lyle, Russell (Eileen), Al (Norma), sister Clarine Demchuck, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, as well as family and friends in Denmark.
Vera will be missed by the many friends that she made wherever she went. She was a person that could talk to everybody and had a concern for everyone's well being. All who knew her are blessed in knowing that she does not have to suffer anymore.
A Memorial Service will be Thursday, July 24th at 2 p. m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 7th Ave., Mission.

DAVIES, JACK HENRY - Wednesday, 09 Jul 2003
It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Jack Henry Davies. He passed away peacefully on July 9, 2003 at age 71 years.
Jack will always be remembered by his wife Gerda, son Rod, daughter Sandra (Lee) and stepson Michael. He will be missed by his mother Florence, brothers Lloyd (Carol) and Vincent (Betha), sisters Olive (Benny) and Helen; grandchildren Derek, Kelsey, Tyrell, Cody, Curtis, Brandon, Nikita and Heather; 6 great-grandchildren, many relatives, friends and little trailer Yogi.
A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, July 19, 2003 at 2:00 p. m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 32420 - 7th Ave., Mission, B.C. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.
"Jack, you are gone, but not forgotten.
Rest In Peace. "

KLASSEN, REV. HENRY - Wednesday, 09 Jul 2003
June 11, 1912 - July 9, 2003
Born in the Ukraine, immigrating to Canada in 1923 and settling in Rabbit Lake, Sask.
He served the Lord in many areas, with his motto "Looking Unto Jesus".
Funeral Services were held at the Olivet Mennonite Church on July 13, 2003.
Predeceased by his parents, sister Tina Martens, son-in-law Bob Schapansky. Leaves to mourn his wife Clara, brother Peter (Eliz), daughters Margaret Schapansky, Elsie, Kathy Stauffer, son John (Karen), 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
His work on earth has ended after many years of serving the Lord. His greatest wish and desire was that we all would meet again "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder. "

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