Mitchell, Edna Alice

Edna Alice Mitchell passed away on December 21, 2013 at the age of 90 years. She was born August 1, 1923 to William and Grace Wandell in Lashburn Saskatchewan, moving to Chilliwack in the early 1940’s.

In 1947, she met, fell in love and married Jack Mitchell, a marriage that lasted 64 years, until his passing in 2011. Together they raised four sons and daughter as well as many foster children. A long time employee of the Fraser Valley Milk Producers in Sardis and Abbotsford, she enjoyed travel, gardening and her extended family after retirement.

Edna is predeceased by her son, Herbie (1953); daughter, Mary Ann (2004) and husband Jack (2011). She is survived by her sons, Bill (Carol) of Kamloops, Fred (Judy) of Chilliwack, Ray (Sandi) of Calgary and Ken (Winnie) of Chilliwack; also survived by 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Private family services were held at Little Mountain Cemetery in Chilliwack. The family wishes to express an heartfelt “Thank You” to Eden Care Home in Chilliwack for the excellent care Mom received over the past 6 years.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice in Edna’s name.

Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 604-792-1344. On line

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