MRS. HELGA ELFRIEDE WIEGAND passed away in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Tuesday, August 12th, 2003 at the age of 79 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Edmund, one son; Ed (Cathy) Wiegand of Prince George, B.C., two daughters; Sylvia Beitz of Kelowna, B.C. and Marina (Rick) Gates of Vernon, B.C., six grandchildren; Tamie, Derek, Angie, Dylan, Edmund and Christine, six great-grandchildren and a very special niece, Monika. She was predeceased by her sister, Dora. The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, August 15th, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Allan Dawe officiating. Cremation will follow. A Reception will take place in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel at the conclusion of the Service. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Helga to the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation, #202-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605 – 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).