‘Bunny’ Janet Rose Rake, late of Chilliwack, died in the arms of her loving husband, Jack Rake, on Dec. 14, 2012.
Her love and brilliant smile will be missed by her three older sisters: Jacqueline (Peter) Bax, Gail (Ernie) Proctor and Helen (Howard) Humphries.
Bunny was predeceased by her parents Hans and Violet Solvang and her son-in-law Norman Le May.
Bunny, who was born in Gainsborough, Sask. in 1939, is survived by her three children: Rick (Kathleen) Rake, Rosemarie Le May and Jim (Holly) Rake and eight grandchildren Braeden Rake, Jesse Rake, Kristina Le May, Jonathan Le May, Kenny Le May, Alex Rake, Steven Beketa and Andrea Beketa.
Following her career with Poseidon Shipping Lines in Montreal, Bunny and Jack moved to the coal-mining hamlet of Sparwood, B.C. in 1969 and later moved to Williams Lake where she worked in the hospital’s medical records department. She enjoyed almost 20 years of retirement in Chilliwack.
A funeral service is set for 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Chilliwack. Public viewing is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 20) at the funeral home.
Donations can be made in Bunny’s name to Crystal Gala Foundation (breast health unit based at Abbotsford Regional Hospital).