Mrs. RUBY MELINDA SORENSEN passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 31, 2003, a few days short of her 92nd birthday. She was predeceased by her husband Carl in 1989, her sister Viola Thurlow in 1988 and her daughter-in-law Meg Sorensen in 1995. She is lovingly remembered by her family: Doug(Bev) Sorensen of Winfield, Ken (Carol) Sorensen of Woodlake, Calif., Jean (Bob) Wiggins of Vernon, grandchildren; Debbie (Kelly) Meyer, Kirsten (Will) Harrower, Kory (Heather) Sorensen, Tanya (Dwayne) Farmer, Jans (Mirja) Sorensen, ten great grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends. Ruby was a member of the Rebekah Lodge for fifty years and treasured the friendships with her lodge sisters. Grandma Ruby always provided an open door where she was sure to welcome all with a plate of food, a good card game and conversation with a sense of humour. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and loved her involvement with the Vernon Canadian’s hockey teams in the 50’s and never missed a baseball game on TV. The family would like to thank the staff at Noric House for their loving care and attention. A service will be held January 7, 2004 at 1:00 pm at the Alexis Park Church, 3906 – 35A St., Vernon, BC. Reception to follow at the church. Funeral arrangements in care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME.