April 19, 1924 – October 15, 2011

Dottie passed away peacefully at Arrowsmith Lodge in Parksville, BC at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn, her husband of 66 years, Howard and her daughters Bonnie Christopherson and Jill (Jim) Chapman. Grandma “Dodie” also leaves four grandchildren; Lisa (Jason) Coulman, Julie (Jason) Harrison, Christie and Jake Chapman, five great-grandchildren; Jaden and Rachel Harrison, Anna and Michael Coulman and Cali Chapman, as well as her sister Jackie (Don) Twitchell. Dottie was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Dottie loved to curl and was very active in the Vancouver and Nanaimo Curling Clubs. Dottie also loved to draw and paint and was an excellent seamstress. She was known for her gentle spirit and beautiful smile.

The family would like to thank the staff at Arrowsmith Lodge for the loving and compassionate care they gave Dottie for the past three years. A special thanks to Dr. Sulz.

A Funeral Service was held at Yates Funeral Home, 1000 Allsbrook Rd Parksville, BC on October 20, 2011 with interment following at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, Cedar, BC.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.

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