ANNETTE SUSAN ODLAND passed away in Vernon on February 11, 2006, at the Alexander Wing. She will be sadly missed by her sister, Marg “Jackie” Gaffney of Vernon, and her nieces and nephews. Annette was predeceased by her husband, Howard; her sister, Emma; and her brother, Harry. Annette was born and raised in Medicine Hat and moved to Vernon in 1968. She was known as a lady with a great sense of humour. Annette was an avid card and bridge player. She valued her independence and had strong opinions. Following Annette’s wishes, there will be no public funeral. A private family celebration of her life will take place at a future date. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in her memory to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, or to a favourite charity. The family wish to express their sincere thanks for the excellent care and support Annette received at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Comfort Living and from Dr. Remington. Cremation arrangements were in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME 542-0155.