MRS. GRETHE MIKKELSEN, a resident of Vernon since 1984, passed away in Hospice House on Tuesday, December 9th, 2003 at the age of 77 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children; Betty (Leroy) Antoine of Cache Creek, B.C., Gordon Mikkelsen of Kamloops, B.C. and Stephen (Valerie) Mikkelsen of Armstrong, B.C., seven grandchildren; Travis, Jonah, Erik (Julia), Alex, Bill, Aimee (Marcus) and Christopher, three great-grandchildren; Will, Sarah and Matthew, one sister; Elsie Hilde of Hillerod, Denmark and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Niels Karholm Mikkelsen on March 21st, 1990, her brother, Erik Jensen and her sister, Karen Andersen. Grethe loved her little dog, Susie who will miss her very much. She was a long time member of the Pythian Sisters. Cremation preceded the Funeral Service which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, December 13th, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. with a Reception following in the Tea Room. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Grethe to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).