Passed away peacefully on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the age of 85. Survived by her loving family: daughter Carol Purves (Ken) of Kelowna; three sons: Denny (Anne) of Whitehorse, Kelly (Brenda) of Cranbrook, Brent (Serena) of Gig Harbor, WA; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and one sister Enid Watland of Camrose, AB. Predeceased by her husband Sigh, two brothers and two sisters. Evelyn will be remembered for her service to her family and creating a warm loving home. She joyfully embraced becoming Denny and Kelly’s mother when she married Sigh in 1966. She was known for her wonderful meals, especially her roast beef dinners and her Japanese cooking. She loved nice things and the unconditional love of her pets. In later years, she enjoyed the birds singing outside her window. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 16th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, with Rev. Dottie Thiessen officiating. Interment at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 200-4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC, V5G 4K6.
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