1915 – 2015

We announce the peaceful passing, after 100 glorious years, of Laura Josephine Ayling. A kind, loving, adventur-ous, wonderful woman; she devoted her life to God and her family. Painting and playing the piano were activities she enjoyed. She was a pioneer, Registered Nurse, farmer, school teacher, and principal.

Predeceased by her husband Jim (1986), she leaves three daughters: Marie Ayling, Judith (Alex) Robertson, Barbara (Chuck) Lougheed; her 8 grandchildren: Patricia, Clayton, Jacob (Joy), Tyrone, Tasha (Bryce), Francis (Sarah), Laura (Ken), Mallory (Richard); her 4 great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Carter, Emmersen, Kimberley; her sister Florence Rakoz; sister-in-law Yvette Brausen; and cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church in Enderby, BC. Prayers and viewing at 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 30. Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00 am on Monday, August 31 followed by interment in the cemetery in Grindrod, BC. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at

Well done good and faithful servant.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES® Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

Vernon Morning Star

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