THELMA EVELYN HICKLING passed away at Cottonwood Care Centre in Kelowna on 25 Jan., 2005. Thelma was born 21 June, 1915 in Ladylake Saskatchewan. She married Graham “Ed” Hickling in Flin Flon in 1942. They lived in Flin Flon, The Pas, Kelowna, and Merritt. After retirement, they lived in Abbotsford, Vernon and Kelowna. Thelma and Ed were very active in community affairs. Thelma was predeceased by her husband in 1998, a brother and a sister. She is survived by a sister and two sons, Graham (Ted) and his wife Sandra of Victoria, grandson Jeff (Anne), two great grandsons, Andrew and Matthew; son Tom of Ottawa and grandsons Mark and Andrew. A memorial will be held at a later date. Valleyview Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 250-765-3147.