Lilian Norum passed away on Sunday, November 15 at home at the age of 90 years. She was born September 22, 1925 at Pleasantdale SK. Lilian attended Normal School in Saskatoon to become a teacher, she taught for a year before marrying Leonard. Their oldest children Carl and Alma were born in Saskatchewan where they farmed. In 1952 they moved to BC to farm on Fairfield Island where their daughters Fern and Faye were born.
Lilian will be sadly missed by daughter-in-law Doreen (Carl) of Armstrong, BC, 3 daughters, Alma (Ed) Burkard of Hope BC, Fern (Kim) MacPherson of Chilliwack and Faye of Chilliwack; grandchildren, Carl’s children – Clara Hooper (Greg) their sons Ben (Ashley) and Grant Hooper of Chilliwack, Raymond, Roy (Darcia) and Russell Norum all of Armstrong; Alma’s children – Eric Burkard of Chilliwack, Jason Burkard (Paula) of Kamloops, BC, Christine and Philip of Hope; Fern’s children – Lila (Scott) of Maple Ridge and Laura of Chilliwack; 1 brother Bert Roberts (Beverly) of Regina, SK and their children Brad Roberts (Michelle) and Katherine Roberts-Zimmer (Dean) of Regina, SK. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard (2013), son Carl (2013), parents and brother Bob Roberts. There will be no service by request. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca.