Mar 28, 1928 – Nov 8, 2017
Hazel Elizabeth Lundin, resident of Westbank/West Kelowna, formerly of Peachland, passed away on November 8, 2017 at KGH at the age of 89 years.
Hazel was born in New Westminster, BC on March 28, 1928 to Jack and Dolly Biggs of Whonnock, BC and grew up in Haney (Maple Ridge).
She married Rayno Lundin in 1949 and lived in many BC communities until settling in Peachland in 1968.
She is survived by her loving family: children: Gary (Sandi), Glen (Norma), Penny (Jim) Flinders, Arno (Priscilla); grandchildren: Lesa (Ken) Gibbs, Shawna Lundin, Brad (Laura) Flinders, Robert Lundin, Tammy (Rod) Clemmer, Jay Lundin; great grandchildren Hailley and Josh Gibbs; sister Annie Voth; extended family: Gayle, Jaxx, Dawnie, Billie and many more family and friends.
Hazel enjoyed short careers as a nurse and telephone operator before becoming a grade school teacher which she practiced until retirement; she was well liked and is still acknowledged by many of her students. She was well known for being a great wife and mom to her kids, including all of their friends. She was positive, happy and always there for you. She enjoyed playing bridge, cards, games, knitting and crocheting.
She was a good bowler, winning a trip to Reno and qualifying for the World Championships in Vancouver. She was also a key volunteer for the Peachland Historical Society in writing the “Peachland Memories”.
Hazel will now join her Husband Rayno of 53 years and her son Ivor of recent.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm at the West Kelowna Senior’s Center, 3661 Old Okanagan Highway EWest Kelowna, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA www.spca.bc.ca and Canadian Wildlife Federation http://cwf-fcf.org/en/.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.