LENS ~ Vina (Vi) née Jensen.

Born June 30, 1915, passed away December 7, 2006. Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, the eldest of 11 children, Vi worked throughout the Prairies, and B.C., spending 15 years working at Riverview Hospital. In her later years, she was an avid photo- grapher, winning many prizes while a member of the Maple Ridge Camera Club.

Predeceased by her husband, John in 1971, and her eldest grandson Rob Bedard in 2004. Vi is survived by her daughter, Joan (Peter) Sanders of Buffalo Creek, B.C., grandson Larry Bedard of Forest Grove, B.C., and her sisters Nadine, Leona, Betty and Jean in Alberta, and her brothers Gordon in Ontario, Norman in Manitoba, and her brother-in-law Chuck in Vancouver.

Missed by many friends, including Heather, Leslie, Marie, Roy, Michelle and many others, as well as her care-givers at Rosewood Cottage and Zion Park Manor.

A celebration of Vi’s life will be held in January, 2007 at the One Way Club, 22270 North Avenue, Maple Ridge. Anyone wishing to do so may make a donation in her memory to the Salvation Army or C.N.I.B. Dogs for the Blind.

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