Heather Thiessen

Heather was born in Dawson Creek, B.C. and became our chosen daughter on March 12th, 1966. Her childhood years in Surrey, B.C. were care free and happy. In 1978 she moved to Vernon with her family where she continued her schooling. She always loved nature, animals and adventurous activities. After leaving home, Abbotsford, B.C. became her place of residence and more recently Chilliwack, B.C. On April 1st, 2001 she was baptized upon her confession of faith and enjoyed the fellowship of the Grace Evangelical Bible Chapel and more recently the Greendale Mennonite Brethren Church while she resided in the Chilliwack area. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her parents, Ed & Anita Thiessen of Coldstream, B.C., her brother and sister-in-law, Gerald & Malgosia Thiessen of Winfield, B.C., a niece, Marta Thiessen of Vancouver, B.C. and her very special friend Lothar Drews of Chilliwack, B.C., numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by both her parental and maternal grandparents, an uncle and three cousins in infancy. Interment in the Coldstream Cemetery preceded the Memorial Service which will be held at the Mennonite Church Of Vernon, 5661 – Silver Star Road on Friday, November 18th, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. with a Reception to follow. A Memorial Service will also be held at the Greendale Mennonite Brethren Church, 6550-Sumas Prairie Road, Chilliwack, B.C. on Sunday, November 20th, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Heather to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, P.O. Box 1331, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6V6 or to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,

5605 – 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5

(1-250-542-1187)