We regret to announce the death in Salmon Arm on March 15, 2005 of Catherine Florence Buettner (nee McClounie) at the age of 73 years. Catherine was born in Vernon and was a resident of the area for most of her life. She was a longtime employee of Eatons in Vernon. Catherine will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband Wilfred; sons Scott Shirley of Penticton, Jeff (Katie) Shirley of Vernon and Brad (Kathy) Shirley of Coquitlam; step-son Allan (Norma) Buettner of Cereal, Alberta; seven grandchildren and one great-grandaughter. Catherine is also survived by sister, Marjorie (Jack) Graves of Vernon and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 19, at 1:00 P.M., in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, with the Reverend Allan Dawe officiating. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Catherine to the Alzheimer Society. #102-3402-27th Ave., Vernon, V1T 1S1. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 250-542-0155

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