March 16, 1944 – April 8, 2016
Lydia Dargatz passed away on Friday, April 8th, 2016 at the Abbotsford Cancer Clinic Hospital at the age of 72 years. She was born March 16th, 1944 in Victoria, BC. Lydia is survived by her loving husband, Reg Dargatz, son Steven (Mel), son Kevin (Melissa), daughter Michelle (Pete) and daughter Cheryl, her grandchildren, Taylor, Brandhon,
Alexandra, Byron, Chance & Richard, and great – grandchildren Thommas, Rylie and Macie. Also survived by her mother of 100 years young, Lillian Clarke and sister Sharon (Rodney), brother Leigh (Linda), sister Noreen (Arden), nephews, Brian (Lori), niece Lisa (Cory), nieces, Jennifer & Nicole (Ryan) and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father William Clarke in 1996. Lydia loved her ceramics and just being a wife and mom. She was a long time volunteer with the Chilliwack Hospital Service League, working in the gift shop and being the treasurer. She loved baking and having family dinners for all of our birthdays and her absolute favorite time was Christmas. She loved travelling with the love of her life, Reg, around the world which they did extensively over the last few years. She loved going to the casino and she was quite lucky most of the time. Lydia was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend… She will be dearly missed by all of us… A Celebration of Life will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, at 2:00 – 5:00pm.