Ina passed away peacefully at Pleasant Valley Manor on Friday, March 16th, 2012 at the age of 94 years.

She was born in 1917 in Alberta, the youngest of five children: May, Bob, Ivy, Walter, and then Ina. Ina grew up on a homestead farm which meant a five mile walk to school. In 1941, she married August Dan. They moved to Vancouver in 1948 and then to Burnaby in 1950 where they purchased their first home. During 2007, they moved to Vernon.

Ina is survived by her loving children: Ernest, Allen, Daniel, Linda, and psudo-adopted fourth son, Donald; eight grandchildren: Elizabeth, Andrew, Yvonne, Gina, Karen, Kathleen, Christopher, Garrett; and by nine great grandchildren. She will also be remembered by her many friends, including, Uncle Mac, Cora, Emily, Lil, Heather, and Eddy. She was predeceased by her four siblings and her husband on January 28th, 2005.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Contributions in memory of Ina may be sent to the Kidney Foundation, 166-6th Avenue W, Suite 320, Vancouver, BC V6J 9Z9 or to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 11198-84th Avenue, Nordel Mall, PO Box 33060, Delta, BC V4C 8E6.

Ina will be best remembered to her dedication and love of God and family, and also for the hours her family spent cooking and baking in the family kitchen. She also loved hummingbirds, flowers, crocheting, reading and cooking.

We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body,

and to be present with the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:8

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