Doreen Ada Novakowski (nee Wagner) was born on July 26th, 1938 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, the eldest child born to Elias Edward (Eli) and Sophie Wagner
(nee Eberwein). She was suddenly called Home to be with her Lord on August 11th, 2015 at the age of 77 years.
Doreen will be lovingly remembered by her husband Joe, to whom she was married for
59 years; their children, Marlene (Steve) Tidy of Odessa, Saskatchewan, Terry (Janine), Randy (Cori) and Ken (Sheila), all of Vernon, B.C., and Kevin (Jope) of Tsawwassen, B.C.; nine grandchildren, Jodi (Brad), Ryan (Amy), Brittany (Josh), Tyler (Kristi), Jessica (Taylor), Daniel (Meghan), Nicolas, Adam and Matthew; three great-grandchildren, Olivia, Emmett and Weston; one sister, Marianne (Dennis) Bristow of Vernon, B.C.; one brother, Arnold (Irene) Wagner of Vancouver, B.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
A private family Graveside Service at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery will precede a Celebration Of Doreen’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 11:30 A.M. with Reverend Jane Bourcet officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Doreen to the Drs. Tom McMurtry & Peter Baerg Cancer Clinic, Vernon Jubilee Hospital, 2101-32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 5L2.
Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • 250-542-1187