MRS. GARDA JOHANNA vanWyk (Mom/Grandma), passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Thursday, May, 2003, aged 79 years. Garda is predeceased by husband John (Pop) and daughter Hennie. She is lovingly remembered and survived by her children; Nick (June), Rienus, Ada, Turk, John (Amy) and Linda (Rick). She is also survived by her eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. For the next few years, they settled in and around the Okanagan extending their family, and making great new friends. They finally found the perfect spot and have lived there in Lumby for the past 45 years. We will be celebrating the life of Garda on the 10th of May, 2003 at Hope Chapel in Lumby at 1:30 pm, followed by tea and snacks at the family’s residents (2328 Vale Ave.), Lumby, BC. Cremation entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home (250) 542-4333.