Evyleen Edmondson passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 94. She was born December 11, 1916 in Winnipeg, MB.
She worked as a nurse until her sons were born. Later she worked at Sunshine Drive in Sardis.
Evyleen is survived by her son Ken Edmondson of Sardis, BC; granddaughter Marissa Puffer (Grant); great-grandson Chase, of Chilliwack; granddaughter Carrie (Mike); great-granddaughters: Jessika and Kayla of 100 Mile House; Jenny Edmondson of Chilliwack; Ruth Kowbel, of Sardis; brother, Jack Scott (Sharon), of Burnaby and dear friend Tom Anderson.
Evyleen is predeceased by Allan Edmondson, her husband of 61 years and son Bob Edmondson.
Evyleen and Allan lived in Sardis for 58 years where they raised their sons. She enjoyed camping, going for walks, and being with her family.
Evyleen’s father, Rev. John Scott was a Baptist minister and she had an unwavering faith being a life long member of the Baptist Church.
Evyleen will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by family and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 10:00 am in the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home, Rev. Reid Fowler officiating, with interment at Chilliwack Cemeteries.
Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. Many thanks to Dr. Fitzpatrick and nurses on the 2nd floor Intensive Care Unit.