Born in Wilmer and raised at what is now known as Hidden Valley Ranch, Vera spent most of her life here in the valley she loved so much. Passionate about gardening and the outdoor life, she shared a love of fishing with her husband, Walter. Vera took every opportunity to be outdoors including cooking for Alpine Club of Canada and hunting camps. She was always an active member of Edgewater, volunteering in various organizations.
Vera was predeceased by her husband and her siblings Enid and Mervyn. She is survived by siblings Elaine, Phyllis and Gordon; her children Phyllis, Barbara, Wayne and Sylvia; as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of good friends.
Vera’s family members have a deep appreciation for the compassionate care she received from the staff of Columbia House.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Columbia House or the Edgewater Cemetery Fund in care of Betty Sawchuk.
Not dead to us who loved her
Not lost, but gone before
She lives with us in memory
And will live forevermore.
Vera’s memorial will be held at the Edgewater Legion Hall
on Sunday, February 6 at 2 p.m.