May 26, 1936 – July 23, 2014

It is with sadness we announce Jean’s passing at Nanaimo Regional Hospital on Wednesday, July 23 after a short struggle with cancer and other medical problems.

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, she married the love of her life, Sture Murland on September 6, 1956. Jean and Stu resided in Victoria, moving to Qualicum Beach when they retired.

Jean was predeceased by her husband, Stu in July of 2011; daughter, Linda in June 2013; and her constant companion Cody in July 2014. She leaves behind to mourn her passing her grandson, Stuart (Christy); brother-in-law Bud, and many relatives both on Vancouver Island and in Alberta.

Jean was a long time employee of the CIBC Bank, an active member of the Silver Spur Riding Club, and involved for many years with competitive trail rides.

The family wishes to thank the amazing staff at the Palliative Care Unit of the Nanaimo Hospital for their loving care of Aunt Jean. A special thank you to her friend Linda Warnock who gave unconditional care to Aunty these past months. She made her journey much easier with her love and ongoing support.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Yates Funeral Chapel, 1000 Allsbrook Road in Parksville.

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