Selma Oleanna Qualie peacefully passed into the presence of her Lord, Friday, July 14, 2006, at Gateby Care Centre at the age of 94.
Selma was born September 3, 1911 in Elkwood, North Dakota, to Severina and Ole Larson. Selma married Oscar Qualie in 1932. They retired in Vernon in 1978.
Our precious mother and grandmother has left us a legacy of unconditional love and compassion.
A heart of gold stopped beating
Hard working hands at rest
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the best.
Selma will be missed by her loving family – children; Gloria, Alton (Judy) and Linda, grandchildren; Wanda (Richard), John (Kris), Randy (Donna), Dianna (Lawrence), Lori-Ann (Paul), Michelle (Grant), Christine, Derek (Tanya) and Darryl, 19 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren, sisters; Lillian, Violet (Leslie) and Alvina (Vernon).
Selma was predeceased by her husband Oscar in 1999, son-in-law Jack in 2004, great granddaughter Anna in 2004, brothers Clarence, Conrad, Sidney, Morris and Melvin.
A Celebration Of Selma’s Life will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Alexis Park Church. 3906-35A Street. Interment will follow in the family plot at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family extends a sincere thank you to all the staff of Gateby Care Centre for their care and kindness. Selma loved them all.
Funeral arrangements have been made with Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187)