JOAN Adolphine TOPLISS

August 8, 1934 – December 10, 2008. Passed away peacefully at home with her husband at her side after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Joan is survived by her husband Wilfred (Bill) of 53 years, daughter Trudy, son Randy both of Kelowna, sister Shirley Elliott of Medicine Hat, AB, brother Lyle Stevenson of Regina, SK.  Predeceased by her mother and father Kate and Carl Stevenson, her sister Audrey Hanson, she had many cousins, nieces and nephews.  She was a wonderful wife and mother and will be sadly missed.  Joan was born in Wapella, SK.  She lived in Saskatchewan until 1971 then moved to Edmonton, AB, until moving to Kelowna in 1992.  No funeral service at her request.  Cremation to take place at Springfield Funeral Home.  Family service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association: #202 – 1456 St. Paul St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.