It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother, Hilda “Grace” Emma Bales, born Feb. 6, 1921 at Cache Lake, AB. Mom lived a good life, to age 92 years, when she died peacefully at Heritage Village Rest Home in Chilliwack where she resided for a very short time.

Mom has gone to join her loving husband of 62 years, Arthur Lester Bales, our

Father who predeceased her December 28, 2001.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sons Ray (Beva) of North Vancouver, Harvey (Carol) of Surrey, Robert of Mission; and daughter, Elaine (Terry) of Chilliwack; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at Vedder View Cemetery 44675 Watson Road, Chilliwack. Notification of time and date will follow.

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