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RUEST, Jean Kathleen (Kay)

RUEST, Jean Kathleen (Kay)

(nee: Bodtcher, Kay Blair)
October 25, 1927 - December 9, 2017
Our Mom and Matriarch of our Family passed away in her 90th year after living her life to the fullest. Kay was an amazing person. Born in Roblin Manitoba to Henry and Olive Bodtcher the family of five girls moved to Kelowna in 1937 in their Model A Ford. They lived in their one bedroom home until moving to Vancouver in 1940. Kay attended Burnaby North High School where she was on the Track and Soccer teams and was one of the fastest runners in the school. She was a good student and excelled in all she attempted. She was voted President of the student body (the first Female President) in her final year. Kay worked at Copp

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Condolence Messages
  • Dec 19, 2017
    Dear Jamie and James and families,
    Sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. I wish I would have met her, she sounds like an amazing women and a great role model. Cherish your memories.
    Colleen Blaney
  • Dec 15, 2017
    So sorry to hear of Aunt Kay's passing. I have many fond memories of Aunt Kay out at my parents farm (Daniel and Gilberte Ruest). Oh how she loved her card games. Hugs to both Jeff and Jamie and your families.
    Gervaise (Ruest) Chamberlin