STEFANIUK, Karin Anna; with sadness we announce the passing of Karin Stefaniuk on Friday Dec. 28 at Surrey Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Stanley. Also survived by her son , Christian Zimmerman, love of her life granddaughter, Alisha and Alisha’s mom Ann Hornell as well as many nieces and nephews both here and in her native home of Austria. We shouldn’t forget the “twins” Abbie and Chrissie, the poodles that went everywhere with them. She also leaves behind her very special friend Ann Schauberger. Karin was a very special person who guarded her kitchen with vigour. A fabulous cook and renowned for her salads she absolutely refused to allow anyone to assist in the preparation of her gourmet meals. A celebration of her life will be held at First Memorial-Fraser Heights Chapel, 14835 Fraser Hwy., Surrey, B.C. on Monday the 14th of January at 2:00 pm. Interment at Surrey Centre Cemetery, Surrey, B. C. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke fund or the BC SPCA.