DICKOUT, Merva (Johnston). Merva passed away peacefully on December 11, 2013 at Bradley Centre in Chilliwack, BC, 8 days before her 90th birthday. Her niece Rhonda was by her side. She was predeceased by her husband, Quentin, her parents Alice and Robert; her siblings, Joe, Willard, Lorne, Tom, Roy and Lila; her nephew Larry; her great-nephew Tucker and great-niece Rayel and her great granddaughter Mila. She is survived by her children Jeanne and Jack (Verona); her grandchildren Kara, Travis (Suzanne), Dustin (Lisa), Darren (Kristin), and Janelle; her great grandchildren Owen, Miranda, Drew, Asha, Julianna, Kala and Quentin; and three generations of nieces and nephews.
Merva was born in the family home in Rosedale, the sixth of seven children. In 1946 she married Quentin and in 1948 they moved to their beloved little farm on Promontory. They remained there until Quentin’s death in December 2006.
She will be remembered for her love for, and dedication to, family, friends, church, and community.
Memorial Service and Tea will be held at 2pm on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Carman United Church, 7258 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC.