April 9, 1958-August 21, 2012

Hilda Penner Rudersdorfer of Chilliwack BC was called home by the Lord on Tuesday, August 21, 2012.

Hilda was born in Abbotsford to the late August and Mathilda Fussi on April 9, 1958. After graduating from Abby Senior in 1976 she went on to marry and raise her family while completing her Degree and earning her teaching certificate from SFU. Hilda taught for many years at Dr Roberta Bondar Elementary in Abbotsford, and recently earned her Masters in education in the area of counseling from UVic. She touched many lives through her teaching and counseling careers.

Hilda had a passion for her family. Wonderful memories were made on their many adventures together. She loved to travel, camp, cook and find the best bargains! Her infectious laugh and her unconditional love of family will be greatly missed.

Hilda is survived by her sons Nick (Mandy) and Jordan (Jacquie) Penner, granddaughter Ella Penner, and her husband Reinhard Rudersdorfer. She also leaves behind numerous loving siblings and friends.

A celebration of her life will be held at St John’s Anglican Church, 46098 Higginson Road in Sardis BC on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11am with a viewing preceding at 10:30am. Reverend Dale Yardy will be officiating. She will be laid to rest in Chilliwack Cemeteries with Wiebe & Jeske handling the preparations. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ALS Society of BC or Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack.

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