Jessie YAUGA


Jessie Yauga was born in Gilby, Alberta on January 12, 1928 and passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Kelowna General Hospital with her family at her side. Jessie is survived by her Sons Brian (Frank) of Peachland and Gary (Pat) of Kelowna, her Sister Albenia of Calgary as well as her beloved cat Lady. She was predeceased by her Husband Bolis in 1999. Jessie was a seamstress by trade and worked in many department stores during her working career in Calgary. Retiring to the Okanagan in 1993 to Peachland and eventually her home in Kelowna. She was an avid gardener and prided herself on the many quilts that she made for her family and friends. Jessie travelled the world visiting far off destinations in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South America and Europe. She will be thoroughly missed by all that knew her. No service by request. Those wishing to contribute to a charity in Jessie’s honour can do so at the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation or the Kelowna SPCA.

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