It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of a Lillian May Dyck. Lillian passed away quietly with family by her side at the Elk Valley Hospital on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the age of 100 years.
Lillian was very proud to celebrate her 100th birthday and considered it a milestone that few others can accomplish. She was a very loving, kind and giving person always thinking of others before herself. Her gardens and plants were always her passion. Lillian loved her family dearly and always looked forward to visits from her children, grandchildren and especially her great grandchildren.
Lillian was predeceased by her husband Abe, her parents and all of her 12 siblings. Left to mourn her passing are her children: Kenneth (Marie) Burden of Lacombe, AB, Carol (George) Boake of Fernie, BC, Robert Dyck of Sparwood, BC, Donna (Les) Furedi of Fernie, BC and Mary Dyck also of Fernie, BC, grandchildren: Chuck (Kris) Burden, Doug (Shannon) Burden, Steven Furedi, John (Shelley) Furedi, Michael Furedi, Chad (Penny) Dyck, Shawn (Amanda) Dyck, David (Grace) Boake, Donald Boake and Matthew Boake as well as her 11 great grandchildren: Kelsey, Connor, Audrey, Manny, Malachi, Kaycee, Jesse, Brad, Braydon, Connor and Lexi.
A memorial service was held on July 5, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Cherished Memories “Serenity Chapel” with Major Joan Shaylor and Lt. Kyla McKenzie officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.