It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Lavern, born April 24, 1934 in Duffield, Alberta. She passed away April 8, 2011 surrounded by family. She is predeceased by parents John P. and Bertha Henkel; son, Norman Donald Millward; brother, Arthur Henkel; brothers-in-law, Paul Emmel and Victor Sandin.
She is lovingly remembered by son Dean (Cassandra) Millward; daughters, Marilyn Theberge, Colleen (Bernie) Kropp, Cathy (Jerrold) Schofield; sisters, Mavis Sandin, Paulette Emmel, Merle (Donald) Dewald; brothers, Gerald (Laura) Henkel, Brian (Sheila) Henkel; and sister-in-law Evelyn Henkel. She is also survived by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm at the Senior Vets, 9233 Main Street, Chilliwack. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation, 330 East Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC, Canada, V3L 3M2.