Mom passed away peacefully at Chilliwack Hospital on October 26, 2003, surrounded by her family, at the age of 90. She was born in Millet, Alta. on June 19, 1913.
Predeceased by her husband Robert, January 7, 2002.
Mom married dad in Alberta and spent the first half of her life on the farm working hand in hand with dad in the fields and raising four children with much love. She was a wonderful lady.
In 1957 they moved to Chilliwack. Mom has made her home at Eden Care Home since 2000.
Pall bearers are John Stanley, Anthony Stanley, Ron Plitt, Jeff Burgess, Jason Schabler, and Darren Plitt. Honourary pall bearer is Robert Hicks.
Emma is survived by her children, sons, Dallas (Melva) of Stony Plain, Alta., and Melvin (Melody) of Grande Cache, Alta.; daughters, Shirley Schabler of Chilliwack and Beverly (Jack) Stanley of Chilliwack. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society in mom’s memory would be greatly appreciated, in lieu of flowers.
We, the children and grandchildren of Emma, thank everyone at Eden Care Home for their loving care on yet another member of their extended family.