Emma Okrainec

Emma Okrainec

passed away peacefully at Vernon Hospice House on Saturday, November 10th, 2007. She was 65 years young and courageously battled cancer for 6 1/2 years.

Emma will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Wally, to whom she was married for 44 years; her daughter, Jackie of Red Deer, Alberta; her son, Kevin (Vicki) of Medicine Hat, Alberta; her four grandchildren, Scott, Courtney, Tyler and Braeden; her sisters, Delores Asso, Elsie (Don) Keith, Margaret Clack and Bertha Kilborn; three nephews, James Keith, Tony (Nicole) Clack and Kenny (Belinda) Clack; three nieces, Dayna (Ted) Li, Colleen Aarsen and Bonnie (Rob) James. Emma was preceded in death by her father and mother, Fred and Elsie Schmid and her sister, Denise.

Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Emma’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, November 24th, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Emma to Vernon & District Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4 or the Drs. Tom McMurtry – Peter Baerg Cancer Clinic, c/o Vernon Jubilee Hospital, 2101 – 32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 9Z9. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (542-1187)