1967 – 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Monique on September 26, 2015 in Edmonton, AB, born September 13, 1967 in Vancouver, BC. Monique moved with her family to Armstrong in 1972 where she grew up and graduated from PVSS before moving back to Vancouver to train as a Registered Nurse at the Vancouver General Hospital. She received a scholarship from the Armstrong Spallumcheen Hospital Auxiliary which she used to further her education and 5 years later, she was specialized as an Operating Room Nurse. She loved travelling with her family, being with her daughters, giving gifts and special cards to family and friends, enjoyed yoga, and held a special place in her heart for her cat Lucky.

She leaves behind her husband Neil Klassen; daughters: Demi-Rae and Ally Asleson; sister: Denise Brown; parents: Lorraine and Rick Rein; niece: Silkyn Brown; nephew: Brendon Brown (Melissa and Karter); and many extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Monique at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Armstrong Bible Chapel (2145 Rosedale Avenue, Armstrong, BC). Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation in Monique’s name to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Hospital Auxiliary (PO Box 173, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at

Cremation arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES® Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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