Ella passed away at the Chilliwack Hospital on May 19, 2008 at the age of 85. Born on July 28, 1922 in Fenwood, SK.
Ella married Paul on July 21, 1942. They lived in Vernon, for 10 months, then to Chilliwack where they lived at the family farm on Vedder Mountain Road for 46 years. The couple then moved to Abbotsford for 10 years, but returned to Chilliwack and lived at the Lynnwood for a short while.
Ella lived at the Waverly in Chilliwack since 2000. Ella loved gardening, cooking, baking, family-get-togethers, and was a great berry picker.
Ella is survived by her children, daughter, Gloria Middleton; son, Earl (Perla); son, Gary (Edna), and daughter, Cheryl (Mike), eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, six sisters, and four brothers.
A viewing will be held Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel at Henderson’s Funeral Home, with reception to follow in the Tea Room. Interment will be at the Chilliwack Cemeteries.
Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.