Arnia Sigurdur (Minnie) barney

(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.

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