BOWDEN, Ronald William - Thursday, 07 Jun 2007
Ronald William Bowden passed away on June 7, 2007 in Chilliwack, BC at the age of 75 years. He was born December 11, 1932 in Verdun, Quebec. Ronald is survived by his wife Clara Iris Bowden, daughter, Wendy and sons, Russell, Todd and Chris.
Ronald is a Veteran from the Korean War. He retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1979, after serving 25 years. Ronald also retired from the Ministry Attorney General Corrections Branch after 16 years of service. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
QUIRING, Catherine - Monday, 04 Jun 2007
Catherine Quiring borne away from sin and sorrow. To a better home above. But some sweet day we’ll meet again. Beyond the toll and strife. And clasp each other’s hand once more. In heaven, that happy life.
In loving memory of Catherine Quiring, born on 29 April 1929, left us on 4 June 2007 at Chilliwack General Hospital.
She is survived by her husband David, her daughter Mary (Claude) grandchildren Dawn (Paul), Chris and great grandson Cole.
A Funeral Mass was held on Friday June 8th, 2007 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 8909 Mary St. Chilliwack, B.C.
Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery. Arrangements in care of McLean’s Funeral Services Ltd.
QUIRING, Catherine Borne - Monday, 04 Jun 2007
Catherine Borne Quiring away from sin and sorrow. To a better home above. But some sweet day we’ll meet again. Beyond the toll and strife. And clasp each other’s hand once more. In heaven, that happy life.
In loving memory of Catherine Quiring, born on 29 April 1929, left us on 4 June 2007 at Chilliwack General Hospital.
She is survived by her husband David, her daughter Mary (Claude) grandchildren Dawn (Paul), Chris, and great-grandson Cole.
Funeral Mass to be held Friday June 8th, 2007 at 10:30 AM, St. Mary’s Catholic Church 8909 Mary St. Chilliwack, B.C.
Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery.
GOSHULAK, Doris Eileen - Monday, 04 Jun 2007
Doris E. Goshulak passed into the presence of her Lord Monday, June 4, 2007 at the Eden Intermediate Care Centre in Chilliwack in her 89th year.
She was predeceased by her husband Harry in 2000, her two brothers, and five sisters.
Doris will be lovingly remembered by her family: her sister, Bernice Dahlstrom; four sons: Ted (Jenny), Gerry (Janice), Rick (Michele), and Glenn (Grace); seven grandchildren: Sarah (Kristian), Maia, Nicola, Danika, Alison, Sophia, and Joel; also, many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Monday, June 11, 2007 at 1:00 p.m., followed by a Celebration Of Her Life at 2:30 p.m. in Chilliwack Alliance Church, 8700 Young Rd, Chilliwack, BC.
WALKER, David Roy Albert - Thursday, 31 May 2007
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend. After seven years of surviving various fights with cancer, David left peacefully on the morning of May 31 at the age of 53.
David will be remembered by his loving wife Theresia, his 3 children Paula (Nathan), Fawn (David), and Royce (Candy), also his pride and joy were his 5 grandchildren Jessica, Jamie, Sebastian, Deanna, William as well as all the people he met during his life time.
The son of William & Hazel Walker was born in Mission, B.C. and grew up with his 6 brothers; Mel, Lew, Orville, Ivan, Clifford, and Darcy, as well as his 6 sisters; Yvonne, Mary, Barb, Betty, Karen, Shirley.
David will be well remembered for his sense of humor, friendliness and easy going personality.
Funeral service “open to friends & family” will be held at 6:00pm, - Thursday, June 7 2007 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 6300 Tyson Rd., Sardis, B.C.
MACKAY, Leah Isabel - Thursday, 31 May 2007
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Leah MacKay on Thursday May 31, 2007, at the age of 86.
Leah was born in Rocanville, Saskatchewan on May 28, 1921.
She is survived by her sons, Stuart (Ricky) MacKay and Robin MacKay; Daughter Lesley Gelsvik; Grandson Brad Gelsvik (Rhonda); Great Grandchildren, Daniel, Aracin and Ryder Gelsvik; Grandson Craig Gelsvik (Laura); Great Grandsons Jack and Brogynn Gelsvik. Also, a very close friend Ed Sabiston. Sister, Merle Williamson and Brother, Norman Hannett.
Leah was a member of Anavets, and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4. Leah also served during World War II. She retired after many years of working at Canada Safeway.
A tea will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home Tea Room on Saturday June 9, 2007, at 1:00 p.m.
HILL, Matti Albert - Saturday, 21 Oct 2006
Matti Albert Hill passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2006 at Cascade Lodge in Chilliwack at the age of 82 years. He was born on August 13, 1924 in the old family homestead house at Gleneden, Salmon Arm, B.C. During the end of the war years he was required to stay home and care for the farm and elderly parents.
Matt later found his way to Port Renfrew where some members of his family were employed. Here he was employed as a delivery truck driver. He soon co-owned this trucking business. He sold the business and returned to Salmon Arm where this dashing young man met, and soon married, his wife Lilly in 1952. He was briefly employed at an apple packing plant and trucking company hauling gravel for road construction.
From there, Matt was hired by the B.C. Forest Service Engineering Division where he built forestry access roads throughout the province. Some of the projects included Hixon, Houston, Kispiox, Campbell River, Gold River, Buttle Lake, Harrison Lake West, Chilliwack Lake road, and Maca Dam clearing. Matt enjoyed his work and received numerous awards and safety certificates. He later advanced to construction superintendent. Throughout the more than 30 years with the B.C.F.S., Matt took his growing, young family with him to many remote areas of B.C. In 1966, still with the B.C.F.S, he permanently settled his family in Chilliwack as the kids were now in high school.
As a young man, Matt enjoyed the outdoors by skiing, hunting and fishing and after his retirement, “Popsy” learned how to change diapers, spoil his pooches, tend his garden and trees and search for that elusive darn mole that always kept one step ahead of him!
Matt is survived by his wife Lilly, daughter Debbie (Dwayne) Clegg, son Gordon (Margaret) Hill, grandchildren Lisa, Keith, Matt, David and Jessica, and by one sister, Mamie Reynolds of Salmon Arm, B.C. and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Liisa, father Victor and nine brothers and sister.
A family gathering to celebrate Pop’s live will be held at a later date.
EDWARDS, M. Louise - Friday, 27 Oct 2006
Oct. 25, 1914 to Oct. 27, 2006
Louise was born to Chilliwack pioneers, Pearl and Arthur Zink, on October 25, 1914 and passed away two days after her 92nd birthday on October 27, 2006.
She was well known and respected in the Chilliwack area where she resided for most of her life. She was active in lawn bowling, curling and enjoyed playing bridge and visiting with her family and friends.
A Celebration of her life will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home on Saturday, November 4, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Doug Ireland officiating.
Cremation, Henderson’s Funeral Home & Crematorium.
A tea will be held at the Lynnwood Retirement Residence following the service at 2:00 p.m.
She is predeceased by her husband of 39 years, Stewart; her brother, Leonard and sister Evelyn. She is survived by her children; Don (Karon), Linda (Bryan), Judy (Pat) and John (Erica); 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Evelyn Edwards and many nieces,nephews and family.
Her family offers many thanks to the staff and residents of Lynnwood, the home support workers from the Fraser Health Home Support Service, and the medical nurses on the 3rd floor of the Chilliwack General Hospital.
Flowers are acceptable, and donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon.
ARMSTRONG, Keith George - Tuesday, 17 Oct 2006
Keith George Armstrong, late of Chilliwack, passed away at the Chilliwack General Hospital on October 17, 2006 at the age of 75 years.
Burial for Mr. Armstrong will take place from the Vedder View Gardens Cemetery at 44675 Watson Road at 2:30 PM on Friday, November 3, 2006.
WHILE, Alfred Jack - Monday, 23 Oct 2006
Alfred John While, late of Chilliwack, B.C. passed away October 23, 2006 at the age of 83. He was born May 23, 1923 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Jack was a veteran of World War II and served with the Royal Canadian Airforce in the pipe band. He was in the Winnipeg Police Force for more than 25 years.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home on Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 1:30 p.m., Major John Moore officiating. Cremation, Henderson’s Funeral Home and Crematorium.
He is survived by his wife, Diane; son, Rick (Donna) While of Delta, daughter, Nancy (Ken) Simon of Saskatoon; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Kay.
Should family and friends so desire, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon.
SHINGLER, June Elaine (nee: Neuls) - Tuesday, 31 Oct 2006
Born June 2, 1934 in Oakshella, Saskatchewan. Passed away in Chilliwack on October 30, 2006 after a brief struggle with cancer.
Predeceased by her first husband Victor Shingler; the love of her life, Ken Munshaw; her father, Phillip Neuls; her mother, Lydia Neuls, and her stepmother, Hertha Neuls.
She is survived by her nine children, Leona Hrabec (Ernie) of Edmonton, AB, Linda Binette (Denis) of Chilliwack, Vicki Bourree of Chilliwack, Susan Petkau (Kevin Cheek)of Chilliwack, Barbara Hildebrant (Darcy Kirkley)of Chilliwack, Brenda Shingler (George Gotzen)of Chilliwack, Len Shingler (Susan) of Chilliwack, Leslie Shingler (Robin)of Chilliwack, and Gloria Baird (Gerry) of Port Alberni.
June also leaves twenty seven wonderful grandchildren: Raymond (Samantha), Shari (Gord), Jason (Shawna), Tom (Pam), Andrea (Dave), Bryan (Krista), Darren (Gabby), Brandon (Angela ), Dawn (John), Dan, Julie ( Chris), Stephanie, Chelsey (Daniel), Kristoffer, Tiffany, Richard, Stan (Rachel), Melody (Rick), Stacy, Jessica (Jonathon), Ryan, Tyler, Paige, Annalise, Emily and Andrew. She is also survived by numerous great grandchildren.
Also left to mourn are her siblings: Vivian (Archie) Charles, Fred, Shirley Thompson, Bob, Ken (Doreen), Don (Marianna), Rick (Roxanne), and Patti (Phillip) Nault.
June resided for many years in the community of Columbia Valley, where she was known as Auntie June to many in the community. Her sense of humour, her dignity and compassion for others endeared her to all who knew her. Viewing will be held at 1:00pm with service to follow at 2:00 pm, Wed., Nov. 1, 2006 at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Carmen Cemetery. Memorial tea to follow. No flowers by request. Donations to the charity of your choice in Mom’s name are gratefully accepted.
The Magic of a Mother’s Touch
There’s magic in a Mother’s touch,
and sunshine in her smile.
There’s love in everything she does
to make our lives worthwhile.
We can find both hope and courage
Just by looking in her eyes.
Her laughter is a source of joy;
her words are warm and wise.
There is a kindness and compassion
to be found in her embrace,
and we see the light of heaven shining from a Mother’s face.
You will never be forgotten,
although we are apart,
your spirit lives within us,
forever in our hearts.
SAILER, Elizabeth Anna - Friday, 27 Oct 2006
Elizabeth Anna Sailer passed away in Chilliwack on October 27, 2006 aged 65 years. She was a member of the German Canadian Club in Chilliwack, and the Maple Leaf Almrausch in Ottawa. She is survived by her husband Gottfried “Fred”, Daughter Brigitte Canfield of Chilliwack, Son Robert “Bob” (Kim) Stevens of Victoria, 7 Grandchildren and Great Grand Daughter Hailey. Sisters Berna Kipke and Ria Zenter, Brothers Herman Schulting and Heinz Schulting all of Germany. Many Nieces and Nephews. Memorial Service will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home at 1:00PM on Friday, November 3, 2006. Followed by a reception at the German Canadian Club on Alexander Ave, Chilliwack. If friends so desire donations to ALS Society of B.C. would be appreciated.