DENNISON - CHARLES EDWARD
Born April 11, 1917, passed away December 24, 2003 in Fraserview Intermediate Care Facility in Richmond, BC. Charlie is survived by his daughters Wendy (John) Turner and Lori (Greg) Kirk. His grandchildren Jeff, Carly, Scott, Chad and Neil. Survived by his brothers Alan (Betty) Art (Juanita) his sisters Gladys Clarke, and Florence (Bob) Gerlock. Predeceased by his loving wife of 53 years Jean, brothers Hillis, Dick, Wilfred and Arnold and his sisters Grace and Rena. Charlie was a long time member of the Richmond Winter Curling Club and enjoyed golfing a few times a week until his health began to fail. Charlie will be remembered with a memorial service on Saturday January 3, 2004 at Brighouse United Church, 8151 Bennett Road, Richmond, BC at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the BC Lung Association, 2675 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC.
KRAHN - George
Born July 31, 1927 at Aberdeen Saskatchewan, he passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord at St. Pauls Hospital (Cardiac Unit) on December 24, 2003. He leaves behind his loving wife Hildegarde, his children, Pat (Doug) Osborne, Dayle (Kelley) Krahn and Donna (Jeff) Peters, grand children, Kurtis Osborne, Adam and Morgan Krahn and Taylor and MacKenzie Peters, brothers Henry, Herb (Anne) John (Evelyn) and sister Breata (Hank) Klassen as well as many nieces and nephews. Services were held Tuesday, December 30th at South Delta Baptist Church. Many thanks to Dr. Art Shier and to the staff at St. Paul's hospital for their care and support over the last eleven months. Donations in George's memory would be gratefully appreciated to either the Children's Ministries at South Delta Baptist Church or to St. Paul's Hospital Foundation (Heart Center or Heart Transplant/ Heart Function Education fund.
STENSON - Michael Frederick (Ted)
Age 87 years, passed away peacefully at 4:30 a.m. on December 20, 2003. Lovingly remembered by his wife, Elaine Stenson; step-sons, Ron (Libby), John (Susan), Eric (Julie); stepdaughter Louise (Gary); grandchildren, Erika, Lana, Brian, Laura, Lorraine, Alex and Andy. Ted was a long time supporter of North Shore Soccer. He spent the majority of his life working at Cates Tugs in North Vancouver. Ted will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Church, 2725 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. on Friday, January 2, 2004 at 1:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society. Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221
HENRIKSSON - ALLAN Birger
Allan passed away December 20, 2003 with his family at his bedside after a brave battle with cancer. Born January 13, 1934 in Soderbarke, Sweden, Allan served with the Jagar ("Rangers") Skolan in Sweden and U.N. Forces in Korea before emigrating with Pia to Canada in 1957, where their three children were born. Allan worked over 40 years in Vancouver's travel industry. He was a caring, hard worker, loyal and considerate. Allan loved big band music, news and golf. Predeceased by his son Lennart, 2002. Allan will be sadly missed by Pia, son Michael, daughter Christina (Randy), Samantha, Nicholas, Maia and Marianne, as well as many friends, relatives and the Thursday Night Gang. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2004 at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Len Henriksson Memorial Fund at Highlands United Church or the charity of your choice. Death is not extinguishing the light, but putting out the light because the dawn has come.
RUDDEN - Norman Byron.
Born October 30th, 1940, passed away on December 25th, 2003, at home surrounded by his family after a well fought battle with cancer. Survived by his wife Glenys, children Sherry, Christopher and Carolyn, sister Sharon and brother-in law P.J. (Jim) Welsh of Burnaby, brother-in-law Graeme Manifold of Australia, step father Dan Sandmo, as well as, many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews in Canada, USA, Scotland and Australia. Norm loved traveling, skiing and long trail walks but golf was his passion. He played at every opportunity on many courses both in North America and around the world. Many thanks to all the doctors and nursing staff who helped Norm along the way especially Drs., C.D. Hayward, P. Klimo, S. Nantell and N. Voss. A memorial service will be held at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, Wednesday, December 31st at 2.00 pm. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Norman can be made to The Lions Gate Hospital Foundation Building Fund or Vancouver General and UBC Hospital Foundation.
LAUREN - Signe Margaret
Passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, surrounded by loving family on Tuesday December 16th at the age of 86. Predeceased by husband Verner (1994) and son Gerry (1993). Beloved mother of Erik (Sue) and Elaine (Blake). Cherished grandmother of Kirstin, Kari, Carl, Marty, Dale, Cody and Savannah and great-grandmother of Braeden, Makinley, Jenna, Carson, Liam, Isaac and Ty. Signe was a long time resident of the North Shore. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Signe' s name to the charity of your choice.
KRINGHAUG - Tyler Lee
Taken to soon at the age of 21, on August 24, 2003 in a motor vehicle accident. Survived by his mom Anke, Dad Tron, sister Dayna, brother Kyle. Grandparents Kay Kringhaug, Ingrid and Waldermar Hirmer, Olafond and Grethi Kringhaug and Jurgen Piske. He will also be lovingly missed by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and endless number of Friends. Tyler was larger than life and lived it to the fullest. We will all miss you Tyler. We love you....Mom and Dad. A Celebration of Life Service will take place Thursday, August 28, 2003 at 1 o'clock in the afternoon at Cedar Park Church, 5300 44th Avenue, Delta, B.C. No flowers please, donations may be made in Tyler's name at the Toronto Dominion Bank in Ladner to Olaf Kringhaug in Trust. DELTA FUNERAL HOME 604-946-6040
ASPLIN - Alva M. Alva passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 20, 2003, with her dear friend Agnes by her side. Predeceased by her loving husband Bill. Alva will be remembered by family and friends. Forever in our hearts and until we meet again. We love and miss you Alva. Kiss, hug, handshake, and high five. No flowers, private service by request at a later date.
REICHHARDT Walter Ludwig Wilhelm Passed away peacefully August 19, 2003 in Delta Hospital with his family and friends present. Born December 29, 1917 in Bad Lauterberg, Germany. Walter will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years Waltraud, sons Juergen (Helena) and Gordon (Susan); four grandchildren; Natasha, Desiree, Stephan and Kimberly, his brother Alfred (Lisa) and many other family members and friends. Walter and Waltraud with their first son Juergen immigrated from Germany to Canada in 1952 and settled in Windsor, Ontario where their second son Gordon was born. After two years the family moved to Vancouver where Walter lived and worked until his retirement. After retirement, Walter and Waltraud moved to Tsawwassen to enjoy their life together. A Memorial Service is to be held on Saturday, August 30, 2003 at 3:00 P.M. at Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, South Delta, B.C. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of Delta Hospital for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation to the Delta Hospital Foundation in Walter's name. DELTA FUNERAL HOME 604-946-6040
WELLS - Robert (Bob) Edward
Passed away on August 23rd, 2003, having been ill for around three months. Late of Coquitlam, B.C., age 65 years. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife Shirley of 40 years, daughter Wendy predeceased February 15, 2001 (son-in-law Ian), son Scott (Andrea), his beloved grandchildren A.J., Joel and Luke, sister Marilyn (Ken) and brother Ken predeceased in 1995. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 30th at 11:00 A.M. in the Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel, 11969 - 216 Street, Rev. Larry Welsh officiating. Thank you to R.C.H., I.C.U. for all your care and kindness. No flowers. Please make donations to R.C.H., I.C.U. Dept. MAPLE RIDGE FUNERAL CHAPEL (Osborn's) 604-463-8121
LUTHY - Peter William
Surrounded by his pastor and family, passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on Monday, August 25, 2003 after a lengthy and courageous battle with leukemia. He was born October 20, 1936 in Vancouver, Washington.
He moved with his family to the north shore in 1985; and worked in the pulp and paper industry for 46 years, where he was well respected by his peers.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ellen, of 35 years; two daughters: Melinda Luthy (Karl Woodward) of Victoria; Kristen Stancato (Kyle) of University Place, WA; grandchildren: Karissa, Keegan and Kyler Stancato; brother: Jim Luthy (Nancy) of Portland, Maine; nieces, Vivian & Alison; nephews, Peter & Kurt; and cousins and extended family throughout the U.S.A Celebration of Peter's life will be held Saturday, August 30, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1110 Gladwin Drive, North Vancouver, B.C. V7R 1A2. We would like to thank all of the staff at Lions Gate Hospital for all their care and kindness especially Dr. Paul Klimo and staff at the Chemotherapy Clinic.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Memorial Fund or Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Dept., 231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7.
DOUGLAS - MARY T.
Of Langley, B.C. passed away August 23, 2003 after an extended illness.
Born in Germany on August 24, 1910, she was the daughter of Frank and Anna Oblak.
Predeceased by her husband Stewart Douglas and brother Max Oblak.
Mary is survived by her loving family; daughters Sheila Douglas of Charleston, South Carolina, Frances Metcalf and her husband William (Bill) of Langley, and Gail Douglas of Vancouver; seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral Mass was held August 27, 2003 at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, Langley.
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WEAIRE - Robyn Georgina
Aged 69 Robyn passed away suddenly August 17, 2003, in Maple Ridge, B.C.
Born in St. Ives, England June 22, 1934, Robyn came to Canada in 1964.
An Engineering Draughtsperson by trade, Robyn was involved in numerous Canadian and international engineering initiatives, including the TRIUMF Project at UBC.
Robyn is survived by children Mark (Cory), Iain (Michele), Fiona and Neil, grandchildren Keith and Alyson, brother Terry (Margaret), and sister June. Robyn's immediate family will be holding a private service in Vancouver, and memorial gathering will be held on September 28th, from 1 to 3 pm, at the Cameron residence in Maple Ridge.
Anyone interested in attending is asked to contact the hosts at 463-6585.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robyn's name to the Cythera Transition House Society.
McLAREN - Dorothy Irene
Passed away peacefully on August 22, 2003, at the age of 80 years.
Predeceased by her husband, Arthur, survived by her brother Don Baxter and her three sons, James (Elisa), Douglas (Gwen) and Malcolm (Roberta), six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
Dorothy was born in Calgary and moved to Vancouver in 1929.
In 1943 she married Arthur, who formed Allied Shipbuilders in 1948.
A devoted wife and mother, Dorothy was active in many community services including Meals On Wheels on the North Shore.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 21st & Esquimalt.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation.
GIRDLER - Ronald Alexander, call sign VE7FIU.
Passed away after a brief fight with cancer August 27, 2003. He was born in Weyburn, Sask., January 26, 1920.
Served time in the Canadian military and then spent the majority of his working years with CT & S (BC Tel).
He retired in 1980 and spent his retirement years contently indulging in his passion for electronics, ham radio and golf.
Ron is survived by his wife Eunice (nee Cox); son Mike (Carol); brother Alan; sister Yvette and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial celebration will be held Sunday August 31 at 2:00 p.m. at Ron & Eunice's home.
In lieu of flowers donations could be made to a charity of your choice.
MONROE - R. Neil
Surrounded by loved ones, passed away peacefully at Lion's Gate Hospital on Tuesday, August 26, 2003.
He was a long standing member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the Vancouver Club and the West Vancouver Yacht Club.
Neil is survived by his faithful dog Willie, his soul mate Ulla, nieces Barbara Dowie, Susan Whittaker and Margaret Smoller.
He will be greatly missed by his assistant Jan and by his extensive circle of friends and peers.
Special thanks are extended for the attentive care provided by the staff at Lion's Gate Hospital and deep gratitude to Drs. Sugar, McLeod and Klimo.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honour of Neil Monroe to the Palliative Care Unit, Lion's Gate Hospital, 231 East 15th Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7.
A memorial for Neil will be held 3 pm, Sunday, September 7th at the West Vancouver Yacht Club, 5854 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C.
DIETZ - Alice Marjorie Frances
Passed away Aug 23, 2003. No Service by request.
BRAR - Mukhtiar Kaur
Passed away Aug 21, 2003 Funeral Service held Sat, August 30, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. From the Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral home. Cremation at Mission Crematorium.
LeDOUX - Lillian
Passed away August 25, 2003 Funeral Service held Friday, August 29 at 1:00 p.m. From the Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home. Interment at Maclure Rd. Cemetery. Woodlawn Funeral Home in Care of Arrangements. 604-853-2643