After a short but courageous and valiant battle with cancer, Jane Anita Dekker passed away at home surrounded by her family. Jane is lovingly remembered by her sons, Jamie (Jenny) and Richard (Naomi) of Enderby, Rodney (Diane) and Rocky of Salmon Arm; grandchildren, Dillon and Brianna Leon, Marissa and Sarah Dekker. Also surviving are brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews; and four-legged companions, “Little Guy” Crickster, Brandy and Dexter.
She has gone to join the love of her life, Dirk who passed away in 2007 and also predeceased by her beloved dog, Buddy. She fought such a brave fight but now the battle is done.
Born in Salmon Arm, BC on February 21, 1946, Jane grew up in Sunnybrae, marrying Dirk in October, 1963 and moving to Enderby that same year.
A Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 1:00 pm from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home in Salmon Arm, BC. Interment will follow in the Cliffside Cemetery, Enderby.