Hilda Leona Orchard

was born on August 2nd, 1930 in Flowingwell, Saskatchewan and passed away peacefully on March 17th, 2013 at the age of 82 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters; Dawnie Kuchirka and Nancy Orchard, her grandchildren; David (Calida) Burkinshaw, Tracey (Peter) Mark, James, Sandra, Melissa and Patrick Kuchirka, Shylo (Gerald Fitt) Orchard, Dallas and Michelle Orchard, her great-grandchildren; Miller, Karly, Mei Lei, Jai Lin, Alexis, Aurora, Keegan, Dustin, Landon and Jared along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Hilda was preceded in death by her best friend and husband; Jim, her daughter; April, her parents; Raymond and Justina Becker, her sisters; Billie and Phyllis and by her brother; Garth.

Hilda was a very active lady who loved life, her family and her friends dearly. She had a passion for bowling, gardening and going on gambling trips with her girlfriends. She enjoyed her weekly coffee shop dates with all of her friends and was known by all as the best baker in the world! She would send care packages of her baking to family and friends which were always a special treat!

Cremation preceded a Celebration of Hilda’s Life which will take place at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. with Mr. Joel Haberstock officiating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel.

As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Hilda to the charity of their choice.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


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