Virginia Audra SEIBEL

SEIBEL, Virginia Audra

1921 – 2013

Virginia Audra Seibel of Evergreen, Alberta passed away peacefully with family at her side at the Red Deer Hospice on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at the age of 92 years. Virginia was born on March 28, 1921 in Hardesty, Alberta to Leroy and Helen Sankey. She worked at the Red Deer Laundry and as a nursing aid at the Michener Centre for many years. Virginia and her husband, John, retired to Quesnel, British Columbia so she could be closer to her brothers and sisters. There, they purchased the Baker Creek Cabins. Virginia then went to work at the Quesnel Laundry and Dry Cleaners for some years. Virginia and John decided to move to Kelowna, British Columbia where John built two more houses and Virginia worked as a cabinet maker for a trailer company. They lived in Kelowna until John`s passing in 1990. After John`s passing, Virginia moved back to Alberta to be near her family at Norma and Dan`s farm in the Evergreen Community. Left to cherish Virginia’s memory are her children, son; Daniel (June) Seibel of Prince George, British Columbia, daughters; Norma (Daniel) Greenwood and Barbara Seibel, of Evergreen, Alberta. Virginia will also be lovingly remembered by her three brothers; Bill (Molly) Sankey of Prince George, British Columbia, Fay (Lynette) Sankey of Quesnel, British Columbia and Russel Sankey of Pemberton, British Columbia. As well as, four sisters; Darlene Pilkington of Quesnel, British Columbia, Phyllis Sage and Birdie Kenney of Bassano, Alberta and Dot (Gary) Lind of Quesnel, British Columbia. Virginia is also survived by her fifteen loving grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren and twelve great great grandchildren. Virginia was predeceased by her husband John in 1990, two grandsons, one granddaughter, two brothers and one sister. A memorial service celebrating Virginia`s life will be held at the Evergreen Community Hall on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Leanne V. Hall officiating. A private family interment will take place at the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made directly to the Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3S6. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Gordon R. Mathers, Funeral Director at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040

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