Dempster, Margaret Maria ( nee Eakin), was born March 1, 1931, in Ponoka, Alberta.
She passed away June 2, 2009 in Abbotsford at age 78 after a sudden illness.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Robert; two sons: Steve (Ann) of 150 Mile House, and Allan (Deborah) of Chilliwack; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and brother, Howard Eakin of Mission.
She was predeceased by her parents, William (Bill) and Lula Mae Eakin.
Bob and Margaret were married in October of 1951, settling at the family farm in Matsqui.
After retiring, Margaret enjoyed travel, fishing, dancing and her garden.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Matsqui Community Hall, Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 2 pm.
The hall is located at 33676 St. Olaf in Matsqui Village.
The family wishes to express special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Abbotsford Regional Hospital for their dedicated care of Margaret.