Eleanor Margaret Schmidt late of Chilliwack, passed away in Chilliwack on August 5, 2003 at the age of 66 years. She was born June 7, 1937 in Prince Rupert, and had lived in this area for 12 years.
Eleanor was a member of OAPO #173, Royal Canadian Legion Br. #280, an avid, precise cross stitcher, card player, bingo player, and a lover of the casinos (slots). Eleanor loved people and was a very caring person with a wonderful sense of humour. Eleanor fought a valiant fight against all the medical problems thrown at her, but could not fight the cancer.
Celebration of Life will take place at 5725 Tyson Rd., Chilliwack, from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003.
She is survived by her loving husband and friend, Ray, married for 49 years; children, Tony (Linda) Schmidt of Delta, Vicki Martin of Chilliwack, and Joan (Rick) Schmidt of New Westminster; grandchildren, Jason Martin of Chilliwack, Tara Schmidt of Delta, Justin Martin of Chilliwack, and Ali Schmidt of Delta; brother Dick (Brenda) Taylor of Victoria; sister-in-law Violet Brunskill of Duncan; and many relatives and friends.
If friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of choice, no flowers please.