Rowena (Rene) Lillian Mae Wolfe

Rowena (Rene) Lillian Mae Wolfe


September 10, 1918 – June 07, 2011

Rene, eldest of 7 children was born on the family farm at

Gainsborough, Saskatchewan. She slipped away gently at

Hospice House in Kelowna with her loving daughter and family friend, Bonnie Scott, by her side.  Survived by her daughter Maureen, sister Rae Olds of Pincher Creek, Alberta, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by  husband Wally Wolfe, parents: Ella & Stanley Law, sisters: Lola Jazzman, Kathleen Schnurr, brothers: Gerald, Stewart &

Vernon Law Rene proudly served her country in the RCAF Women’s Division during WW11, stationed overseas in Newfoundland and England from 1941 until 1945. The day the war ended her friend woke her up and said “Wake up Rene and live, you’re going home!” She volunteered for years in the Poppy office for November 11th and was a 30 year member of the Legion. Rene was a

fabulous cook, great gardener, published poet and a fixer of everything from broken hearts to fence posts, there wasn’t anything she couldn’t do when she set her mind to it. She loved to travel and was always ready for the next adventure even if it was only a drive across town. Her souvenir spoon collection was her biggest delight, at last count it was close to 5,000 but that never stopped her from having ‘just one more’. Yard sales & flea markets meant more treasures for her collections. Mom loved the simple pleasures of life. No service by request, private arrangements to take place in

Alberta. If desired, donations in Rene’s name may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion – Poppy Fund, mail cheque to R C L  – Branch 26, 1380 Bertram St, Kelowna,

BC V1Y 2G1.

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