Beatrice (Betty) Mary RODENHIZER (NEE PEPPER)

RODENHIZER (nee Pepper), Å6¶5Beatrice (Betty) Mary

Born July 9, 1920, near Ituna, Saskatchewan; Å6¶5passed away February 23, 2008 in Qualicum Beach, B.C.

Predeceased by her loving husband Simeon and elder brother Dave. Very sadly missed by her son John and wife Roberta of Hamilton, Ontario, son David and wife Elaine of Mission, B.C.; grandchildren Kirsten, Lorne, Mark and Sara; brothers Chris, Fred (Harry) and Edward, and many other relatives, friends and neighbours. Betty moved to North Vancouver in her teens and graduated from North Vancouver High School. In 1943, she married Simeon and they raised their two sons in North Vancouver. In 1975, they retired and moved to Parksville where Betty enjoyed the beach, her garden, volunteer work, many good friendships, and involvement in the Lutheran Church. Betty gave of herself every day of her life, and her gift of kindness and remarkable grace will be cherished by all who knew her.

A celebration of life was held at Our Saviour Lutheran Church on Thursday, February 28th. If desired, donations in memory of Betty can be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 795 West Island Highway, Parksville, B.C. V9P 1B9.