On Monday, October 7, 2013, Doreen passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Elk Valley Hospital in Fernie, BC.
Doreen was born in Fernie on July 10, 1932. She enjoyed creating countless cross-stitch pictures, crocheting, knitting, reading, TV and puzzle books, and she loved spending time with family and friends.
Doreen is survived by her children: Maxine (Frank) Fairclough, Barbara (Dale) Olson, Billy (Carol) Milburn, and Lawrence (Bonnie) Milburn, 8 grandchildren: Christina, Kimberley, Brent, Kyle, Chelsea, Evan, Connie, Chris, 11 great grandchildren, and her sisters Kaye (Lister) Canning and Shirley Roe, brothers Bob (Lolly) Hockley, Cal (Gloria) Hockley, and sisters-in-law Kae Hockley and Doreen Hockley. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Milburn, her parents Saunders and Lillian Hockley, brothers Jim, Art, Lawrence, Les, Wilfred and Clifford, and her sister, Violet Fleming.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Our family would like to thank Dr. Soetaert and the nursing staff that compassionately cared for Doreen at the Elk Valley Hospital, as well as the many friends who supported our family and continue to do so. We express our heartfelt thanks.
Friends are invited to join the Milburn family for a Celebration of Life at the Fernie Legion Hall on Saturday, October 12th at 1:00 PM.
Messages of condolence may be made to the family at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.