Lynn Sims Hazel

Lynn Sims Hazel


May 6, 1935 – September 30, 2011

SIMS – On Friday,

September 30th, 2011 Lynn passed away

peacefully in her sleep

after a courageous battle with cancer. She was

predeceased by her

parents James Perkins and Hazel Nevada

Hepburn as well as an

infant sister Tana. Lynn will be greatly missed by her loving husband and best friend of 55 years Cameron. She also leaves to mourn her children Tana (Dwayne Marsden) Kolibaba of Grande Prairie; Darrel (Tracy) Sims of Taber; Scarlett (Cliff) Ferris of Grande

Prairie; and Wes Sims of Grande Prairie. She also leaves grandchildren: Cameron, Sharon, Edward, Braedan,

Nathan, Shawn, Stacy, Eric, Randy, Joshua, and Paige. She adored her Great Granddaughter Ryann. Lynn will also be missed by her brothers and sister Jim (Barb) Hepburn, Barb (Bill) McGee, and Barry (Debbie) Hepburn as well as many nieces and nephews. She was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and later moved to Edmonton with her

family. She worked at CN when she was introduced to Cam and they later married on June 23, 1956. She stayed at home to raise her family and later worked at Sears and for the Crown Prosecutor in Edmonton. They moved to Grande Prairie later on where she worked with Northern Alberta Rapeseed Producers. They retired to Kelowna in 1991 to enjoy the weather and the scenery. Lynn or “Haze” truly loved to paint and leaves many friends and admirers in the art world. She won several awards from the Federation of Canadian Artists. She spent many hours in her flowerbeds and always had the nicest yard in the neighbourhood. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her favorite nurse “Brylee”. The family would like to thank Dr. Lewke and Dr. Khoo as well as all the medical staff at the Kelowna General Hospital for their compassion and help to make Mom more comfortable. We also cannot appreciate enough all the help and support of Judy Ardelin who was

always there for all of us and Mom even when we couldn’t be. A special thanks to Brenda Sims for all her help with Mom. A family celebration of her life will be held on

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland

Avenue, Kelowna, BC. As well as a family celebration will be held in Grande Prairie, Alberta at a later date. In lieu of

flowers, please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Central Okanagan Hospice Association. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Arrangements in care of First Memorial

Funeral Services, (250) 762-2299.

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