On October 10, 2003, Helen Stamer peacefully passed away. Helen is survived by her children: Judie (Art) Jaik; Shane (Ron) Haywood; Derek (Val) Stamer & her grandchildren: Rhondda (Chris) Oostlander; Cathie (Paul) Chabot; Susan (Kent) Jaik; Alison (Brent) Miller; John (Heidi) Haywood; Ward (Carleen) Stamer; Cory (Barb) Stamer & Trish Stamer. Helen is also survived by 12 very dear great grandchildren.

The entire staff at Overlander Extended Care Hospital & especially Bonny Taylor went out of their way to make Mother’s last years comfortable & enjoyable. We can’t thank you enough.

Helen was predeceased by her husband Jack in 1991 & her grandson David in 1989.

Helen was born in Smethwick, England on June 30, 1910 & immigrated to Canada with her family in 1925. She lived in Lavington & Vernon before moving to Kamloops in 1998.

A memorial service will be held at the Coldstream Cemetery on Saturday, October 25 at 3 p.m. Tea will follow at the Prestige Inn in Vernon. Should friends desire donations to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, 2101 – 32nd St., Vernon, BC, V1T 5L2 would be appreciated. Mother, Granny, Big Granny, we love you. Service arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Services (250) 374-1454.

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