Karin Lee Bye (nee Hilmo)

November 20, 1963 – October 6, 2022
In loving memory ~
With heavy hearts Karin’s family announce her passing on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at her home in Victoria.
Karin will be sadly missed by her 2 sons, Ethan (Rachel) Bye and Zachary (Xinrui) Bye; mother, Josephine Hilmo; sister, Lisa (Bob) Archer; aunts, Kathleen Wagstaff and Christine (Don) Wutke, Linda (Jerry) Hilmo and Maidie Hilmo; uncle, Lawrence (Linda) Tyler; as well as many cousins, extended family members and friends. Karin was predeceased by her father, Lorne Hilmo in 2022; grandparents, Audrey and Floyd Tyler and Gladys and Ted Hilmo; uncles, Wayne Hilmo and Allen Wagstaff; and aunt, Patricia Tyler Nobert.
Karin owned Abacus travel in Port McNeill for many years. After she closed it, she worked for the government in Port Hardy before transferring to Victoria where she lived for nine and a half years.
Karin always said, “Do what makes you happy.”
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