Clipped From The Chilliwack Progress
ia, Jamison, and Samuel. Thelma is also survived by her sister, Gertrude Bennett of Bumaby. Thelma was an accomplished violinist and played in many settings settings throughout the years. Sl.e enjoyed enjoyed playing solos in retirement homes, for weddings and funerals, as well as playing with the Melody Ensemble. Thelma is looking forward forward to playing the Alleluia Chorus. She enjoyed making home a welcomingand warm place, both in North Delta where the family lived for 25 years, and on the acreage in Columbia Valley where Erwin and Thelma settled in the 70s, and where she fed many a haying crew to the point where it was difficult for the crew to go back to work. Thelma was a lifetime lifetime member of the B.C. Angus Association, and a member of the Yarrow M.B. Church. She was very appreciative of her many friends -in -in the orchestra, the sewing circle in Yarrow, the folks at the Cultus Lake Memorial, and Yarrow M.B. Churches, and her longtime friends from North Delta. Thelma continued to encourage others through her conversations and prayers while in the hospital with leukemia, reminding us of the things that really matter in life. We are truly thankful. A viewing will take place at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home from 7-9 7-9 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002. A memorial service for Thelma will be at the Yarrow M.B. Church on Friday, Nov. 8, 2002 at 3 p.m. Following the service there will be a reception in the church hall. Private family interment will be at the Yarrow Cemetery. If friends so wish, contributions may be made to the Yarrow Cemetery.