Aletta Margaretha Walraven

WALRAVEN, ALETTA MARGARETHA

November 13, 1924 – November 26, 2011

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Aletta Walraven, who passed away peacefully on the morning of November 26, 2011. Born and raised in Holland she immigrated to Canada in 1951, ending up in Winfield, BC where she lived a rich and full life. For 56 years Aletta was the

devoted wife of Arie, whom she missed dearly after his passing in 2000. She was a kind and adoring mother

who will be forever missed and lovingly remembered by her children: Kasper (Marjie) of Prince George, BC, Stienie

(Alfie) of Mara, BC, Pete (Shirley) of St. Albert, AB, Nellie of Kelowna, BC, Don (Joni) of Kelowna, Mark of Kelowna, BC, Mike (Lian) of Kelowna, BC, Les (Brenda) of Winfield, BC, Sandra (Al) of Oyama, BC amd her beloved grandchildren: Jeff, Craig, Adrian, Katherine, Claire, David, Travis, Curtis, Jessica, Jessie, Quinton, Ryan, Owen, Carlee, Tyler, Dyllan, Sydney, Madeline, Meghan, Josh, Chad, Clayton; and great grandchildren: Meghan, Emily. Liam, Declan, Teagan,

Caelan, Myla, Davin and Jackson. She was sadly

predeceased by her son Joe Walraven in 2001 and sisters Petronella and Jantje, brothers Emus and Hans. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Sokol of Winfield Medical Clinic, Stan, June, Janet and Jason from Community Care at May Bennett Wellness Center and the staff at Kelowna Hospice House for all their wonderful care. A celebration of Aletta’s life will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. Aletta will be laid to rest at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in a private family service. In lieu of flowers,

donations may be sent to Central Okanagan Hospice

Association – Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6.

Condolences may be sent to the family by

visitingwww.springfieldfuneralhome.com,

250-860-7077.