Clara Iris Bowden passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 in Chilliwack, BC at age 74 years. She was born July 22, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec.

Iris is survived by her children and their spouses: Russell (Renatta), Wendy (Wayne) Miller, Todd (Holly) and Chris (Brenda); 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased in 2007 by Ron, her husband of 57 years.

Iris was an extremely devoted mother and loving wife. Iris had a zest for life, a great sense of humour and a joy of music and dance. Iris will always be remembered.

A visitation and reception was held on Friday, April 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home 45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack, B.C.

If so desired, memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Iris’ memory would be appreciated.

Our grateful thanks go to Dr. Bull and his staff.

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