Evelyn ENNS

Mrs. Evelyn Ruth (Laxton) Enns late of Abbotsford, BC passed away on June 13, 2014 at the age of 71. She was born in Mission on November 26, 1942 to Thomas and Beatrice (McTaggart) Laxton. She was predeceased by her sister Patsy, brother Raymond, sister Doreen (Laxton) Furgason, grandson Joshua, in-laws Peter and Susan (Sawatzky) Enns. Survived by her husband of 50 years Ernie, daughter Diana (Enns) Sagert and Andy Gaspar, son Darrin and Bradina (Scott) Enns, granddaughter Avaya Enns, grandson Keatyn Enns, brother Peter and Delrose Laxton and family of Calgary, AB, niece Doreen (Furgason) and Don Gardner of Beaverdell, BC and numerous nephews. Evelyn had been a care aid at both Bradley Centre in Chilliwack, BC, as well as at Heritage Village in Sardis, BC. When she was diagnosed with cancer in 2005, she retired but became a companion to some elderly folks where she had worked. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 28th at 11:00 am from Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. A private burial will take place at a future date location to be determined. Cremation was held at Henderson’s Crematorium, Chilliwack, BC. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses on her journey with cancer from Chilliwack General Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital, Surrey Memorial Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre. A special thank-you goes to our dear friend, Betty Krahn who spent many hours at the hospital the last 2 weeks of Ev’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Ev’s name. Online condolences to the family may be made at: www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com

Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643