Wilma Buis passed away November 28, 2008, at the age of 86.
She was born Willempje Saarloos in the Netherlands on April 17, 1922.
Sadly predeceased by her husband Martin in September, 1996, Wilma is survived by her two sons Eric (Laurie), Tim (Nicole) and daughter Arla (Lindsay), seven grandchildren Raymond (Nicola), Katrina, Sheldon and Melanie, Opal (Eric), Zeb, Tammy (Mikel), plus six great-grandchildren Robert, Heather, Azel, Eric, Serenity and Noah.
Wilma loved her garden, gardening, flowers, reading and visiting with her family and friends.
Family and close friends will gather for a graveside ceremony at Riverview Cemetery in Clearwater on Friday, December 5, 2008, at 10:00 a.m.
All are invited to ‘A Celebration of Life’ for Wilma that will follow, starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall in Clearwater.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital, Forest View Place, 640 Park Dr., RR#1, Clearwater BC. V0E 1N0.
Funeral arrangements in care of North Thompson Funeral Services, www.norththompsonfuneral.com 250-674-3030.