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WALDE, Violet Eva (nee Reimer)
In loving memory of Violet Eva Walde, who passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus, at Lake Country Lodge on January 2, 2019, at 86 years of age.

She is survived by her husband Ben, of 64 years. Her sons, Reg (Florence), Arden (Sharon) and Tony (Jacquie); 6 grandchildren and spouses, 9 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law Marg and Marlene, along with several nephews and nieces.

Predeceased by her parents John D. and Mary Reimer, brothers Mervin and Alvin, several infant siblings and one grandson (Kenny).

She was born April 16, 1932 in Hague Saskatchewan. Surviving the depression years taught her how to make something out of nothing, which she applied to her cooking, sewing and many aspects of her life. As an adult, Violet was able to attend Bible school, attain her GED and go on to cooking school. She worked as a cook, seamstress, caregiver and a variety of other jobs.

Violet loved to travel and go camping. She and Ben were instrumental in the creation of Garden Lake Bible Camp and volunteered many hours at the Okanagan Gleaners. After Violet was diagnosed with Parkinson

Condolence Messages
  • Jan 09, 2019
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved wife but at least you know she is no longer suffering. God Bless.
    Sheila Ploschnik (Ed Reimer's daughter)
  • Jan 07, 2019
    Ben and the entire Walde family.
    So sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We fondly remember when Vi looked after our children and the cooking tips she gave Nell. May God comfort you at this time.
    George and Nell Kroker
  • Jan 07, 2019
    Tony, Jacquie and family,
    So sorry for the loss of your mom, may she rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus.
    - Chelsea Anderson (Edwards).