Ava Mae

2005 – 2011

Austin Mitchell

2007 – 2011

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ava Mae and Austin Mitchell Claassen on October 13, 2011 in Lytton, British Columbia. Ava and Austin are survived by their mother Darice Keating; father Blaire Claassen; grandparents Rhonda Keating and Doug Williment, Reg Keating, Shirley Claassen; uncles Damen Keating and Vince Claassen. Ava was a spirited girl with boundless energy who loved making people laugh. She was a gymnast, an artist, a singer and a friend to many. Her favorite place in the whole world to be was on the monkey bars and she could spend hours on them. She will be remembered most for her cheeky grin and her kind heart. Austin was a sweet, funny, loving, little boy who loved to dance and sing. He loved playing with cars and collecting sets of keys. He was a big ball of pure love, his favorite place to be was cuddling on the couch with his mom and he would make sure several times a day that he said, “l love you”. He will be remembered most for his amazing capacity for unconditional love. Their family is truly thankful for the many acts of kindness and support shown through this difficult time. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00PM on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Armstrong Bible Chapel (2145 Rosedale Avenue, Armstrong, BC). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca.

Arrangements have been entrusted to


Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237.

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