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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Chilliwack - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 61

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SMITH, Olie Melvin - Saturday, 23 Jun 2007
Olie Smith went home to his Lord on June 23, 2007 from Chilliwack General Hospital at the age of 79 years.
Olie is survived by his loving wife Catherine; children Joni, Glenda, Theresa, Olie Jr., and Troy; 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack, BC with Pastor Mitchell Belobaba officiating.
A time of visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 a.m. - Thursday, June 28, 2007, also at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Memorial Donations in honour of Olie may be made to Friendship Providers in Action, 19695 71st Avenue, Langley, BC, V2Y 2Z7.

ALLINGHAM, Roy - Saturday, 23 Jun 2007
Roy, passed away at the Chilliwack General Hospital on June 23, 2007 at age 51 years of Rosedale, B.C.
Roy is survived by his loving family, wife – Sheryl, 2 sons Anthony of Rosedale, B.C. and Stephan of Williams Lake, B.C., daughter Lily Soucie, 4 grandchildren; Alissa & Jessie Galloway and Steven & Austin Soucie, brother Robert Allingham of Hamilton, Ontario, sister Donna Shabone of Ontario, nieces and nephews and numerous friends and extended families
Private family cremation service.
If family or friends so desire, donations in Roy’s name may be made to the A.L.S. Society of B.C. #119-1600 West 6th Ave., Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1R3.

BAUM, Alvina Rosina - Friday, 22 Jun 2007
(April 16, 1916 – June 22, 2007)
Alvina Rosina Baum passed away June 22, 2007 peacefully in her sleep at Valley Haven Guest Home, age 91.
Survived by her daughters, Ruth (Bob) Boyd, Esther Postma, Elaine (Jim) Hodgins, Adrianne Paetkau, and son, Gordon (Donalda) Baum, 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great grandchildren.
Brother Clarence (Delphine) Kurtz and brother-in-law Everett Place of Medicine Hat, and sister-in-law Sophie Reich of Chilliwack, and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by husband John of 53 years, infant daughter Iris, son Alfred, grandson Kevin, and son-in-law Chuck Postma.
A funeral service will be held, - Friday, June 29, 2007 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel at Henderson’s Funeral Home. Rev. Michael Hare officiating.
If family and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, in lieu of flowers.
The family offer their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Valley Haven Guest Home for the loving care of our mother.

DOLLERY / KESTEVEN, Helen Selina Catherine - Thursday, 21 Jun 2007
(Dec. 25, 1914- June 21, 2007)
Does the eagle know what is in the pit?
Or wilt thou go ask the Mole?
Can wisdom be put in a silver rod?
Or love in a golden bowl? –William Blake

Helen was born Christmas day, 3 months premature with a congenital heart defect. She could have died anytime but waited until she was 92 1/2 years old.
Helen is survived by three special cousins: Charlotte Springman, Eileen Pears, Eveleen Dollery and her only daughter Pauline Adele Kesteven. (Predeceased by her husband, Bruce Richard Kesteven in 1995.)
Helen moved from Mississauga, Ontario in 1999, minutes away from Pauline in Chilliwack, BC. A cheerful, humorous, kind and exceptionally decent character who radiated joy from all the simple things, she happily took part in everything offered to her in her old age. Happy to go for a canoe ride, see Hell’s Gate (and return), visit in Golden, play miniature golf, ride a horse for the first time at 70, belly dance at her 90th birthday party, it doesn’t surprise me that her last unfulfilled wish was to go for a plane ride. Helen died as she lived, peacefully, from a deep sleep to deeper. The day before, she was out on the extended care patio looking at flowers and talking to Pauline. She always liked her brother’s comments: “I would rather die living, than live dying”, and now she is free.
Interment will be held - Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 11:00 am, at the Chilliwack Cemeteries. Following the service, family and friends are invited to Pauline’s residence.

SEPASS, Robert - Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007
Robert Sepass Sr. was born on December 1, 1918 in a log cabin in the town of Sardis, BC, and passed away on June 20, 2007.
At the age of 14, he started working within the forestry nursery and spent most of his adult life logging. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great-grandfather, uncle, and friend to a large family and to his community. He had spent many hours, hunting, camping, and fishing; he was an exceptional fisherman. He had many good times camping at Chilliwack Lake and knew the names of every mountain. He spent a lot of his time with his family and friends and was the nicest person you could ever meet. Robert will be sadly missed by everyone.
He was predeceased by his 1st wife: Myrtle Kelly. Father: Chief William Sepass. Mother: Elizabeth. Son: Robert Hugh Sepass Jr. Daughter: Jeanette, Grandson: Tommy. Survived by: A loving wife of 56yrs: Eva Sepass. Daughters: Linda Peters (Michael & Johnathon), Joanne Vogt: (Jolene(Justin), Clayton, Shane). Grandchildren: Bill (Mary), Jamie (Garry), Norman (Rose), Roberta (Melvin). Great Grandchildren: Hugh (Adrienne), Aaron, Serena, Rosalynn, Aleeta, Jayson, Nicole, Jenna, Melvin 3rd, Joey & Alice. Great Great Grandchild: Robert.

BARNEY, Arnia Sigurdur (Minnie) - Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007
(July 21, 1911 - June 19, 2007)
Beloved Mother of Carol (Mike) Romak and Joy Nobel. Fantastic grandmother to Brian Romak, Karri Loadman, Lynn Coleman, Rick Nobel, Bruce Romak and Lanette LaMaure. Loving great-great-grandma to Stephanie Loadman, Anthony Percieval, Jacquelyn Loadman, Adriane Romak, Jaquelyn Perceival, Alex Romak, Krissy Johnson and great-great-granddaughter Haley Mole.
Minnie is also sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many much loved nieces and nephews and their family’s.
Minnie was born at 1-6W by Morden, MB. The ninth of 10 children, of Marsilia and Ingimundur Johnson both who were born in Iceland.
She was always proud to carry on with her Icelandic traditions.
She met Jim in Winnipeg and they were married December 14, 1937.
The family moved to Haney B.C. Nov. 1, 1946 where they built a beautiful homestead at the end of 17th Ave (240th) on the Allouette River. They moved to Chilliwack in 1976.
Jim passed away March 1984.
In 1997 Minnie entered assisted care living. First in Chilliwack then Ponderosa Lodge, Kamloops in 1999, then to McKinney Place, Oliver B.C. in 2004.
The family invites you to join them at the Best Western, Lickman Road North, Hwy 1, Chilliwack B.C. Exit 116 on July 21, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. to celebrate a wonderful lady’s life. Feel free to share your memories.
In lieu of flowers, donations to McKinney Place Memorial Fund RR3 – 7139 362 Ave, Oliver B.C. V0H 1T0 would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Penticton Funeral Chapel.
Condolences may be directed to the family:

ZIEBART (nee Laville, Erikson), Beverly Anne - Monday, 22 Nov 2004
Born February 9, 1948, passed away peacefully Monday, November 22, 2004 at Royal Columbian Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Bev was the loving and devoted mother to Kim, Tracey and many others who called her “Mom”.
Beloved youngest child of her surviving mother, Mary and her deceased father, Peter. Sister to Stan, Carol and Barbara; grandmother to Brandon (12), Megan (10), Tyler (10),Tiana (6) and Kyla (7 months). Bev was a friend to many.
She was a vibrant woman who’s presence touched many lives. Her special love and guidance will be sadly missed.
Join us for a celebration of her life on Friday, November 26th, 2004 at 1:30 pm at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave, Chilliwack, BC.

WOODHEAD, Blanche Marie - Tuesday, 23 Nov 2004
Blanche Woodhead passed away at the Chilliwack General Hospital on November 23, 2004 at the age of 92 years. She is late of Chilliwack, B.C.
She is survived by her loving family, Chelis Gove of Auburn Washington, USA and numerous cousins and friends.
A private family cremation service will be held. Valley Crematorium, Chilliwack, B.C.
Donations to the B.C. Cancer Society may be made.

TEMPLE, Gladyce Viola - Wednesday, 17 Nov 2004
Gladyce Viola Temple passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 with family by her side. Formerly of Surrey, B.C. she was born in Lang, Saskatchewan on September 5, 1920.
Gladyce is survived by her son Dennis (Sheila) Temple, two grandsons, Duane Temple, Derrick (Shana) Temple. She also had three great grandchildren which she truly adored and admired, Tyler Temple, Gwenyth and Ava Temple, all of Yarrow, B.C.
She was predeceased by her husband Phillip Temple in 1978.
Gladyce always opened her home for visitors or family to stay at anytime.
It was her wish that there be no funeral or memorial service but a family gathering will be held at a later date with interment at Fort Langley Cemetery.
The family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to Dr. Kerr and Dr. Son and the home care nursing staff and home support staff, especially Mable and Gisela. Also, a special thanks to Rita.

SCHULZ (nee Buehler), Wanda Beryl - Thursday, 11 Nov 2004
After a courageous battle against cancer, passed away peacefully but much too soon, November 11, 2004 with her family at her side. She was born July 30, 1939 in Chilliwack, BC to (predeceased) Henry and Elizabeth Buehler.
Wanda will be lovingly remembered by her husband and best friend of 47 years, Johnny; her daughter Kimberly (predeceased William) Hodal; son Michael (Dalene) Schulz; sisters Vercie (Dave) Belgrove and Cheryl (Fred) Feistmann. She was a very special "Omi" to her three grandchildren; Fayme Hodal, Westley & Clayton Schulz; and will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, extended family, and innumerable friends.
A Coquitlam resident for over 42 years, Wanda raised her children, kept books for her husband's business, enjoyed bowling in a local coffee league, and organizing family gatherings with her sisters. She was a terrific cook, enjoyed country music and took great pride in her family, home and garden. Recent years were spent travelling with her husband and close friends and enjoying her grandchildren.
She will be missed but never forgotten.

OLSON (nee Gilgan), Sarah (Sadie) - Friday, 19 Nov 2004
Sarah (Sadie) (nee Gilgan) Olson, formerly of Tchesinkut Lake, Sardis, and Chilliwack, B.C., died on the morning of November 19, 2004 in Abbotsford.
She was predeceased by her husband Ken; and oldest son David; and is survived by her children, Alice Martin, Thomas Olson, Janet Jenks, George Olson, Judy Morgan, Richard Olson, and Rosemary McCarten, and their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; as well as her brothers and sisters, Bill Gilgan, Janet Shaffer, mary Axen, Ruby Forsyth, Pat Gilgan, Rosalie Hardie, and Michael Gilgan.
A memorial service will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services, 27555-31 Ave., Aldergrove, B.C. on November 30, 2004 at 2 p.m.

MIDDLETON, Judith Ann - Sunday, 21 Nov 2004
After a valiant battle with cancer, Judy passed away in her home with her loving husband Bob at her side, on November 21, 2004. Judy was born in Summerside, PEI.
She worked at the Chilliwack General Hospital for many years. Her love for all types of gardening and crafts was immense.
Judy was predeceased by her loving father Reginald Thompson and Uncle Erwin Thompson.
Judy will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband of 13 years, Bob; mother, Ruth Thompson, step-children, Joe (Michelle), Tammy, Darlene (Quinten); 6 grandchildren Nicholas, Curtis, Jenna, Jarrod, Susan, Sydney; sister, Nancy Poles; brother, Gregory (Linda), niece, Danielle and nephews, Mathew, Jacob and Branden.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday December 4, 2004 at 1:30 pm from the chapel of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave, Chilliwack, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Childrens’ Hospital Foundation would be appreciated
“If tears could build a stairway
and heartache make a lane,
I’d walk the path of heaven
And bring you back again.”

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