Irene Sawatzky

SAWATZKY, Irene went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2009 at the age of 76. Survived by her loving husband John, daughters: Cheryl (Phil) Martens of Kelowna, Dawn (John) Friesen of Hope; sons: Garth (Tammy) Sawatzky of Ft. St. John, Grant (Martine) Sawatzky of Calgary; 11 grand children; sisters: Evangeline (Pete) Sawatzky of Waldheim, SK, Esther (Gerhard) Janz of Stettler, AB. Sadly predeceased by her sister Ruth Friesen. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 11:00 am at Grace Bible Church, 5661 Silver Star Road, Vernon, BC with Grant Sawatzky officiating. Interment to follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made Mennonite Central Committee – Health Kits, Box 2038, 31414 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 3T8. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.