Lydia Schmautz passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002 at Chilliwack General Hospital, at the age of 60 years. She was born October 10, 1942 in Alexanderthal, Russia. The family immigrated to Canada in February of 1948. Lydia is survived by her husband Ken; son Roy Schmautz of Boston Bar, daughter Ruby McPhate of Winfield, son Russ Carey of Chilliwack, and son Ryan (Cathy) Schmautz of Chilliwack; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three brothers; one sister; one half-sister in Germany; and her mother Mary Petker. A viewing for family and friends will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002 from 9-10 a.m. at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack, with interment following at Chilliwack Cemeteries on Little Mountain. A memorial service will follow in the afternoon at 2 p.m. from Central M.B. Church, 46100 Chilliwack Central Rd., Chilliwack.

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