Marguerite Dodds, 102, of Kelowna, passed away on Tuesday November 6, 2012 at Sun Pointe in Rutland.
She was born Marguerite Anne Emma Vandendriessche in Weyburn, Saskatchewan on October 23, 1910. She graduated from Weyburn Collegiate in 1928, and graduated as a Registered Nurse on May 9, 1933 from the Grey Nuns School of Nursing in Regina. She worked at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, at Seton Hospital in Jasper, and at the Kelowna General.
Marguerite married Earl Dodds on November 26, 1939 in Edmonton and they moved to Kelowna in 1948. They had six children: Bert Dodds (deceased), Beverley Woodward (Gordon); Betty Timuss; Marvin Dodds (Terry); Kenneth Dodds (Norma); Peggy Kinley (George). She has 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Marguerite is survived by her sisters, Alice Vandendriessche, Blanche Keating and Doris Vandendriesshe.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sun Pointe and the Kelowna General Hospital for their dedication and support.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10:00 am at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 Rutland Road, Kelowna, BC with Father Otto Rollheiser OMI as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to .St. Theresa’s Church. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.