HILDEBRANDT, Henry 1928 - 2006 - Friday, 03 Nov 2006
Henry Hildebrandt passed away into the presence of his Lord on November 3, 2006 at Christine Morrison Hospice in Mission, BC at the age of 77. He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Anne (married 54 years), and his girls, Glenda (Dennis), Wanda (Don), Sandy (Vic), Lori (Mike) and Cindi (Graham), his 14 grandchildren of whom he was so proud, his brothers and sisters, Mary, Betty, Peter and Walter.
His love for the Lord was evidenced in his life, his work in many capacities at his home church and his volunteer work at MCC.
Viewing will be held at 7 to 8 pm - Thursday, November 9, 2006 at the Heritage Alliance Church, 3440 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm - Friday, November 10, 2006 at the Heritage Alliance Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fraser Valley Gleaners Society.
EPP, Henry - Monday, 06 Nov 2006
Henry Epp passed away peacefully Monday, November 06, 2006 at the age of 83 lovingly surrounded by his wife and children.
Henry was born April 11, 1923 in Siberia. He immigrated to Canada with his family in 1929 at the age of six. After spending his youth in Coaldale Alberta, he went to the University of British Columbia where he obtained his teaching degree. He spent many years teaching in the Chilliwack School District before retiring in 1983.
The joy of his life included spending time with his family, reading, playing bridge with his friends and fishing.
He will be dearly missed by Margaret, his wife of 56 years; his daughter, Karen (Bryan) Card; sons David (Sharon) and Gary (Colleen); seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren as well as a large extended family and numerous friends.
A Memorial Service will be held in his honour at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave Chilliwack, at 2:00 pm on Thursday, November 9, 2006; reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the MCC or Gleaners Association would be welcome.
VALLANCE, H. David - Monday, 23 Oct 2006
June 18, 1930 - Oct. 23rd, 2006
Dave passed away peacefully on October 23rd, 2006 in the Marwood Extended Care home of the Langley Memorial Hospital.
Dave was born May 31, 1920, in Chilliwack General Hospital. He was preceded by his parents, Jack and Marion Vallance of Rosedale, BC.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Margaret (60 years), daughters, Betty (Richard) Parker, Jean (Paul) Enock, son Jim and three grandchildren, Stuart and Andrew Parker and Larissa Enock.
Dave spent four years overseas in the Canadian Army during World War II, upon his return he was employed by BC Telephone Co. and remained with them for almost 35 years.
Dave got a great joy yearly by watching his vegetable garden grow and produce fresh vegetables and also was a great berry grower which kept the family in supply for the winter months. He spent many hours in the basement of their home refinishing furniture.
Dave and Margaret travelled many miles in their 5th wheel and also enjoyed their travels to Great Britain .
After 58 married years living in Chilliwack and Promontory, Dave and Margaret decided to move to Walnut Grove, Langley, to be closer to their family.
Dave was proud 60 year member and Past Master of Ionic Lodge No. 19, AF and AM. He became a member of Gizeh Shrine after his retirement with BC Tel.
At the age of 60, Dave took up learning and playing the Saxphone. He thoroughly enjoyed playing the Chilliwack Community Band, Gizeh Concert Band and the Fire Engine Band.
At Dave’s request, there will not be any service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Society, 300 – 1090 West Pender St. Vancouver, BC or Masonic Cancer Car Project, 105 1495 West 8th Vancouver, BC V6H 1C9.
WOOD, Ronald Edward (Ron) - Wednesday, 25 Oct 2006
Ron was called to home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 25th, 2006 at the age of 58 years, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.
He will be deeply and forever missed by his loving wife, RoseAnn, to whom he was married for 21 years and their blended family; his son, Trevor (Predrag) of Vancouver, B.C; her daughters, Michelle (Ron) Buller and Kim (Dan) Doucette, all of Vernon, B.C., their grandchildren, Aimee, Wade, Elise, Autumn and Emma, one brother, Allan (Margaret) Wood of Surrey, B.C. and one nephew, Scott (Shannon) Wood of Victoria, B.C.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ed and Gladys Wood.
Cremation preceded a Celebration of Ron’s life which will be held at First Baptist Church, 1406-32nd Avenue, Vernon, B.C. on Saturday, November 4th, 2006 at 11:00 am with Reverend Awlwyn Balnave and Reverend Dave Penner officiating.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Ron to Hospice House, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.
Funeral arrangements have been made with Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187)
WILLEY, Dennis Lane - Thursday, 26 Oct 2006
Born June 18, 1930, passed away Oct. 26, 2006 in CGH.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosemary; children: Nancey, Roger, Richard and Denise (Tom); grandchildren: Shawn, Jennifer and Nicole, along with many other family and friends.
Dennis was a long-time soccer coach at Richmond Park in Burnaby. He loved to play golf, table tennis and pool. He will be fondly remembered by many who experienced his helping ways.
There will be no funeral at the request of the deceased. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Dennis’ life Nov. 11 from 1-5 pm with location yet to be announced.
“In God’s garden a new plant will now grow and shed love and
joy to all who see it.”
SOULATZKOFF, Henri Simon Saturday, 28 Oct 2006
Henri Simon Soulatzkoff, late of Chilliwack, BC, formerly of Selkirk, Manitoba, passed away peacefully in his sleep October 28th.
Hank was born on the outskirts of Paris, France in 1936, although he lived in the Chilliwack area for more than a decade.
First a soldier, then a farmer, later a steel worker , “Hank” was always a hard worker and always the kind of guy you could count on for help. Needed help moving? Hank was there. Truck needed work? Call Hank. He could fix anything, build anything – some of his designs bordered on art, and some were butt-ugly, but darn if they all wouldn’t work as promised!
Hank will be greatly missed by all the lives he touched and all the friends he left behind.
A memorial service was held at 1pm, Wednesday November 1st, 2006 at the Faith Baptist Church in Chilliwack, BC.
Hank is survived by his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and predeceased by his wife, Betty.
If friends so desire, donations can be made to the Faith Baptist Church, Chilliwack, BC.
Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Heritage Village – Hank loved you all.
LUNDRIGAN, James Peter - Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of James Peter Lundrigan.
James passed away at Chilliwack General Hospital Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at the age of 70.
James was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on November 11, 1936.
He was pre-deceased by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Lundrigan, and Dianne Cousins, his Life Partner. James is survived by Tanya Blaine, Bruce Lundrigan, Bonnie Grant, Kathleen Zarowny, and many other friends and family.
A Service will be held Wednesday June 20, 2007 at Henderson’s Chapel, at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Pentland officiating.
Reception to follow at Army Navy & Airforce Veteran’s Club Unit 305, at 46268 Yale Rd., Chilliwack, B.C.
McLEAN, Doug - Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007
Doug passed into the arms of our Lord on June 12, 2007 with his family at his side. Dad was a long time resident of Whonnock B.C. (1963). He has spent the last years at Creekside Manor/Baillie House, due to failing health.
Dad was born on October 31st, 1925 to Clarence and Annie McLean in Tofield, Alberta.
Doug was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary (1993); daughter Monica Doreen (1988) and son Sean (1990).
Dad was loved so very much and will be missed by daughter Theresa (Brian) Yates Pitt Meadows; sons Stewart (Chilliwack), Greg (Lorri) Whonnock and Tony (Shirley) Mission.
Grandchildren; Katrina (Dave) Hucul, Cody Yates, Grady, Jolene, Delaney and Alicia McLean. Great-granddaughters Alayna and Erynn Hucul.
Brother Jack (Grace) McLean, Millet, Alberta; sisters Doreen Elliott, Edmonton Alberta and Isobelle (Bill) Stoyko, Edmonton, Alberta.
Doug will also be missed by the Street and Beaulieu families and many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church 20285 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Maple Ridge, B.C. on Monday June 18th, 2007 at 11 AM. Fr. Seamus Mackrell celebrant.
Interment to follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations in Doug’s name, to your local hospice would be greatly appreciated.
TRESS, Arnold David - Monday, 11 Jun 2007
Arnold David Tress passed away Monday, June 11, 2007 at MSA Hospital, Abbotsford, of a stroke at the age of 54 years.
He was born January 9, 1953 in Richmond, BC.
Arnold is survived by wife, Dorothy Ann; stepson: Michael Howell; brother: Arthur (Grace); niece, Paula; brothers: Martin and Carl Tress; cousin: Diane (Gabe) Szekely; Ingrid (Dan) Yuljack, Ron (Christine) Neitsch; and aunt Irene.
He was predeceased by his mother and father, Irma and Mathias Tress.
Arnold was a soft-hearted, humble person who cared about family and friends, especially for his brother Arthur who has ALS.
He enjoyed and felt blessed to work for the Chilliwack School District as a custodian for the first 11 years then transferred to the maintenance department, and in the last few months was transferred to the school district mail run. Arnold thoroughly enjoyed this position which gave him the opportunity to visit the various staff members and students within the school district.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at 10:00 am at First Avenue Christian Assembly, 46510 First Avenue, Chilliwack, BC. Pastors Charles Coats and Elmer Martin officiating.
Cremation will take place at a later date.
A visitation for family and friends will be held Monday, June 18, 2007 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, at Woodlawn Funeral Home on Hocking Avenue.
Memorial donations may be made to Mission Endeavers, sponsored by First Avenue Christian Assembly.
BARTEL, John - Monday, 11 Jun 2007
After a brief battle with cancer, it is with great sadness and joy that we announce the passing of John Bartel into the presence of our Lord on June 11, 2007 with his family at his bedside.
He was born to Jacob and Mary Bartel on November 27, 1928 in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan and was predeceased by his parents, sister Margaret, and great-granddaughter Holly Joy.
He was dearly loved and will be missed by his wife Anne of 55 years; four daughters, Carol (Frank Stewart), Ruth (Lard Stewart), Judy (Wes Isaac) and Gloria (Brian Unger); 11 grandchildren Jordan, Jon (Diana), Cory, Wyona (Joel), Dustin (Jennifer), Jessica, Kevin (Kristen), Jeremy (Heidi), Julie (Bryon), Daniel and Matthew; six great-grandchildren, Anna, Jack, Emily. Sadira, Ethan and Joshua; six brothers, three sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.
John lived a full life. He enjoyed his hobbies; fishing, wood working and curling, and he immensely valued the time he spent with his family.
The memorial service will be held at Cedar Valley Mennonite church in Mission, BC on Friday, June 15, 2007 at 3:00 p.m.
In honour of our father, donations can be made to the MCC.