Catharina Regina Van der Gulik passed away on May 24, 2014 at the age of 83 years.

Catharina will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 62 years David; her children Ted (Marian), Peter (Dianne), Mary-Ann (Dave), Patricia (Wayne), and Pauline (Don); grandchildren: David (Angela), Michael (Jodi), Dan (Cindy), Tim, Steven, Sandy (Rick), Melanie (Cory), Shane, Thea, Mark, Lisa, Josh (Lisa), Heidi (Kyle), and Hannah; great grandchildren: Zack, Madison, Conrad, Austin, Emma, Richard, Beth, Clive, Drielle, Chris, Matthew, Ava, Emily, Ella, Elizabeth, Finn, and 2 on the way; also numerous brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family across the country and around the world.

Catharina dedicated her life to her loving husband and family. She enjoyed friends, family, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and loved flowers. She was a true example of faith, love, and courage for us all.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday May 29, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Theresa’s Parish, 750 Rutland Road N. with Father Otto Rollheiser O.M.I. officiating. Interment to follow at St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Catharina’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9; the British Columbia Lung Association, 2675 Oak Street,

Vancouver, BC V6H 2K2; or to the Canadian Addison Society, 193 Elgin Avenue West, Goderich, ON N7A 2E7.

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Arrangements entrusted to Valleyview Funeral Home, Kelowna, BC 250-765-3147.

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