Dorothy Elizabeth Gustafson


DOROTHY ELIZABETH GUSTAFSON passed away at Hospice House April 15, 2004 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Dorothy was predeceased by her parents Leslie & Matilda Oliver, 1 brother William Oliver, 2 sisters Jessie Simpson and Kay Soper, 1 son Alan Davidson, 1 son-in-law Charles Grimshaw. Survived by her daughters Marilyn Grimshaw, Carol (Bob) Ferguson, her sisters Evelyn Leady and Julie (Norm) Mullins, her daughter-in-law Janet Davidson, and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was a wonderful grandmother to 14 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Dorothy lived in Vernon for 48 years and was an active member of I.O.D.E. for 46 years. She enjoyed gardening, lawn bowling, golfing, and many winter excursions to the sunny south. Dorothy resided at Vernon Restholm for her last 1 1/2 years and she thrived in the warmth and caring of the staff and residents. She left her legacy in the gardens at Vernon Restholm, where she spent many happy days planting and tending the flowers. A service for Dorothy will be held on Tuesday, April 20th at the Knox Presbyterian Church at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may send donations in memory of Dorothy to Vernon Restholm 2808-35th Street, Vernon, BC, V1T 6B5 or Hospice House 3506-27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.

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