We regret to announce the passing of ROWENA BARNARD. Ro was born in 1925 in Steinbach, Manitoba. In 1948 she married William Barnard of Lethbridge, Alberta. Shortly after, they moved to B.C. where they raised a family. In 1974 they moved to Vernon and (except for a short period) lived in Vernon from then on. She is survived by her sons David and Robert, daughter-in-law Marcy, her sisters Jo, Viola (Jake) and Coreen (John), her brother Wilbert (Marlene), her grandchildren Nicole, Ben and Jill, three great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ro was predeceased by her husband Bill, her oldest brother Ronald and her parents, Frank and Annie Wiebe. Ro loved sewing, listening to gospel music and visiting with friends and relatives. When she was younger,she enjoyed growing flowers and gardening. A special thanks to Dr.Williams for his years of effort in caring for Rowena. In her memory, please make a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundatio

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