Theodora van Oyen

We regret to announce the passing of Theodora “Doreen” van Oyen in

Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 at the age

of 84 years.

Doreen was predeceased by her husband, John in 1996 after 49 years

of marriage. She is survived by one son, Frank (Debbie) of Westbridge,

B.C., four daughters: Marlies (Doug) Jordan of Mission, B.C., Sue (Gord)

Matovich of Vernon, B.C., Petronella (Dominic Smith) van Oyen of

Duncan, B.C., Lexie van Oyen of Vernon, B.C., eleven grandchildren:

Clark, Graeme, Julie, Ryan (Kim), Kent, Becci (Brant) Corder, Duncan,

Mehgan, Sylvia (Jeremy) Van Dekerkhove, Nick (Kelly Sabutsch), and

Denzel, two great grandchildren: Ethan Corder and Claire Corder as

well as numerous other relatives in Holland.

Doreen was a longstanding member of various Women’s Institute

Chapters including Westwold, Westbank and most recently Coldstream.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 in the

chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Roy

White offifi ciating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

The reception will be held in the Pleasant Valley Tea Room.

In lieu of flfl owers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions

in memory of Doreen may do so to the Vernon Special Olympics.

Arrangements have been entrusted to

Pleasant Valley Funeral Home

250-542-4333

Theodora van Oyen