Esther Ayers MCNAUGHTON

MCNAUGHTON, Esther Ayers Born in Butte, Montana on June 26, 1919 and passed away in Kelowna, BC on February 25, 2010. She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh, in 2003. Esther is survived by her son Bruce McNaughton, daughter Virginia Johnson (Vern), two grandchildren, Alyssa Merchan (Steve), Greg Prommaz (Andrea), her niece Janice, nephew David and extended family. Hugh and Esther married on October 13, 1951 in Butte, Montana. They farmed at Regina Beach, Saskatchewan and then moved to Bozeman, Montana where they ranched for 13 years. They returned to Canada in 1972 and moved to Kelowna in 1974, where they loved the mountains and lake. In retirement (1980) she enjoyed having her family around her, playing cards and travelling. A Funeral Service will be held at St. David’s Presbyterian Church, 271 Glenmore Road, Kelowna, BC on Saturday, March 6th at 11:00 am with entombment to follow at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, #202-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.