Edith Vivian Sakals

We regret to announce the peaceful passing of E. Vivian Sakals, in Vernon after a brief illness on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the wonderful age of 91 and one-half years. Vivian was born in Moose Jaw, SK on December 30, 1920. Vivian leaves to mourn her four sons and one daughter: Terry (Victoria) Neild of Scottsdale, AZ, Daryl (Lynne) Neild of Calgary, AB, Rick (Kathy) Neild of South Surrey, BC, Fay (Don) Ramsey of Vernon, BC, and Les (Betty-Anne) Sakals of Clearwater, BC. She also leaves twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; Rob (Kathy) Neild, Andrew and Charles; John (Jolaine) Neild and Cassandra; Suzanne Neild (Nick Lapondresse); Mark (Arlene) Neild, Janelle and Allison; Michelle Neild; Kerri-Jo (Jordan) Carrier, Julian and MacKenzie; Wayne Ramsey; Sheila (Jon) O’Grady, Erienne and Aquinna; Bruce Ramsey, Gregory and Garion; Lisa Ramsey; Sherisse Sakals; Matthew Sakals (Jaime Freeman), Sage and Poppy. In addition, she leaves a niece Dagmar Sakals of Germany, nephew Michael Rogers, niece Tania Cherny and their families, Laddie’s children and extended families and friends. Vivian was predeceased by her husband Bruno Sakals (1989), her partner Laddie Kowalski (2008), sister Margaret Rogers, and brother Robert Fife. Our family would like to thank the care-aids who came to Vernon Restholm, Dr. Pritchett, nurses and staff at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Carrington Place 2nd floor, and North Okanagan Hospice House for all their tender and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Okanagan Hospice Society (3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4, www.nohs.ca). A Celebration of Life will be held August 26, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Schubert Centre, 3505 30 Ave  Vernon, BC. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.

Arrangements entrusted to


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

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