Archives for March 2023

Dorothy Lynn Weeda

Dorothy was born Dora Wujda on February 7, 1933 in Fosston, Saskatchewan and raised on the family farm there. Her mother passed away when she was only seven and her sister Pearl substantially raised her and ensured she got her education. Soon after graduating high school in Yorkton, Dorothy took a clerk job at the Manitoba Telephone Company in Dauphin. When that office closed nine years later, she moved to the milder environs of Victoria, BC. She took a job as a typist/clerk at Canadian Continue reading

David John Schmelzle

Born August 7, 1959, Victoria, BC It is with great sadness that we announce David’s unexpected passing on February 19, 2023. Born to parents Frederick and Kathleen Schmelzle, David was the oldest of three children. In 1974 David and his family moved to Cumberland, BC. As a teenager David was a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Cumberland Fire Department. David also enjoyed drawing and listening to his favourite albums in his teenage years. One of his favourite songs was "Nights in White Satin" Continue reading

Linda Faye Schur (nee Lees)

July 3, 1950- January 24, 2023 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Linda Faye Schur on Tuesday January, 24, 2023. At 72 years young she passed away peacefully in Victoria Hospice while surrounded by family and friends after a brave 5-year battle with cancer. Mom will be joining her spouse, Robert (Bob) Reid; her parents, T. Walter and Rita Lees; her brothers, Douglas Lees and Daniel Lees; and brother-in-law, Kenny Hicks. Linda was born on July 3, Continue reading

Graham Foster

Graham passed away peacefully, surrounded by family members on November 28, 2022 at the age of 93. Harold Graham was born at home and ever after was called Graham. Raised in Vancouver, he was the youngest of five children born to Charles and May Foster. He attended several Vancouver schools finishing at Vancouver Tech. He was an accomplished athlete and was active in lacrosse and soccer into his 20’s when the responsibilities of fatherhood crowded out his passion for playing sports. Thereafter, Continue reading