Helen Neufeld passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2002 at Chilliwack General Hospital, at the age of 72 years. She was born April 7, 1930 in Steinfeld, Russia.
Helen is survived by her husband Peter; children, Laurie (Norm) Trayer, Karen (Garth) Dauncey, Roland (Peggy) Neufeld, Kathe Neufeld, and Ellen (Brian) Loewen; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister Mary Petkau; niece Anita (Bruce) McKinnon; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, two brothers, and one sister.
Helen was a wonderful homemaker, and offered her family and friends hospitality at its best. She loved cooking, canning, and baking. Helen also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and tending her beautiful gardens, especially her favourite red roses. She also loved music and enjoyed singing. Most of all she loved her family, and had a special spot in her heart for her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and all her pets.
A viewing for family and friends will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 7,2002 at the Chilliwack Seventh Day Adventist Church, 18 Riverside Dr., Chilliwack. Pastor Mike Dauncey officiating. A graveside service will follow at 3:30 p.m. from Chilliwack Cemeteries on Little Mountain.
Pall bearers will be Norm Trayer, Chris Trayer, Karl Maletz, Roland Neufeld, Matt Loewen, and Garth Dauncey.