Ivy (Stanley) Rathjen was born in England on June 14, 1918, and at the age 99, on August 4, 2017, she passed peacefully into the presence of the Lord, in her home at Spring Valley Care Centre, Kelowna.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald, her oldest son, John, and her 5 (Stanley) siblings. Now left to lovingly remember her are: daughter Evelyn, and three sons - Jim (Sandi), Phil (Joan), Tom (Linda) ... also her 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Ivy served together with her husband, for over 45 years of pastoring churches and assisting in various Christian ministries. For countless years she blessed her family and neighbours with delicious baking and preserves! Even to her final year, she delighted in knitting, and crocheting layette-outfits sent to third-world infants.
The memorial service for Ivy will be held on Friday, August 18/17, at 11 a.m., in Evangel Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, B.C.