Elizabeth Sawatsky (nee Hiebert) passed away peacefully at Chilliwack Hospital on September 22, 2003. She was born December 17, 1930 in Springwater, Sask.
Elizabeth is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ernie; four children, Russell (Etsuko) of London, Ont., Robert (Judy) of Richmond, Donna of Chilliwack, and Glenn (Linda) of Redmond, WA.; and seven grandchildren, Ryan, Kyle, Olivia, Rika, Keila, Aisha and Aaron. She is also survived by brother Peter (Sylvia); sisters, Mary Dueckman, Tina (Elmer) Goodell, and Nettie Boyd; sister-in-law Verona Hiebert; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends including the many Sawatsky relations in-law.
Elizabeth was predeceased by her parents, Peter and Marie Hiebert; and by her brother John Hiebert.
Interment will take place at the Chilliwack Cemeteries at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003. A memorial service will follow at noon at Eden Mennonite Church in Chilliwack.
Elizabeth suffered for many years from rheumatoid arthritis, and donations in lieu of flowers may be made to The Arthritis Society.