Archives for January 2018

Carl Everett Anshelm

Remembering Carl Everett Anshelm, born in Kenaston, Sask on July 28, 1928 and deceased January 13th, 2018 in Victoria.  Carl is predeceased by his twin brother Clifford, younger brother Earl and elder sister Geraldine. He is remembered by his sister Lenore (Susie) Nickel; children Wayne Anshelm, Vicki Bathurst and Gale Anshelm; grandchildren: Brady, Daniel, Meghan and Matthew. Carl’s grandson Brady recalls visiting ‘Gramps’ hobby farm where he would put him and his brother Dan in the feeding Continue reading

Helen Schwartz

Helen (Mom, Granny, GG) passed away surrounded by family at Hospice, Victoria BC on January 23, 2018. Helen is survived and lovingly remembered by her children Bob (Cheryl), Tom, Barbara (Keith), Debbie (Joe), Nancy (Mike), Dorothy, grandchildren Brandon, Lauren (Tim), Morgan (Shayne), Kevin (Stefanie), Kristal (Tim), Jessica, Brian, Ryan, Jordan (Claire), and Kyle, great grandchildren Peyton, Teagan, Cora, and Isaac, her sister Cecilia Glowa (John) and many relatives. Helen (Mom, Granny, GG) Continue reading

Irene Ford

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Irene Ford (Mom) with family at her side. Irene was born in Kippax in county York England September 19th 1932 and died January 20th 2018 at the age of 85. In 1951, she married the love of her life John (Jack) Ford and two years later they came to Canada in 1953 to start a new life. Together they explored the wonders of the west coast before settling down to start a family. Irene lovingly raised two boys and when she was able she returned Continue reading

David Griggs

In Memorial

It is with deep sadness that the family of David Griggs announces his passing on December 31, 2017. He was 77 years old. David graduated from St. John’s College, Cambridge, with a degree in Classical Languages. It was there that he met Christine who became the love of his life. When it came to his success, David was a modest man, but we know he got a deep personal satisfaction from his accomplishments. David was a devoted husband, father and son, lifelong jazz musician and aficionado, Continue reading

Elaine Jeanne-Marie Nixon

In Memorial

Mom was born September 26th 1933 on the farm in Theodore Saskatchewan and passed away December 31st/2017 in Victoria at the age of 84. She lived a full life having taught school throughout Saskatchewan and eventually settled in Victoria where she married and had five children. Left to mourn are her children Raymond, Michele, Yvette, Ronnie and Suzanne, and many in-laws, grandchildren, a great grandchild, nieces and nephews. Continue reading