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Joan Marion Hird

Date of Death: April 27, 2019


Joan Marion Hird of Slocan BC passed away on April 27, 2019 at the age of 92 after a brief decline at the Kootenay Lake District Hospital in Nelson.

She was the much loved matriarch of an old and large family from Slocan and the surrounding area.

Joan moved here in 1942 when she was 16 years old. She is predeceased by her parents (Bill and Vivian Adams) and all except for one of her 10 siblings and her eldest son, Allan Michiels. She is survived by her Husband of 62 years, Thor Hird, her sons Jerry Michiels (Anita) , Randy Michiels (Ella), Gene Hird (Delaine), Ben Hird (Joanne) her daughter Freda Hird (Paul McLean) her 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

She was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

The family at this time will be holding a Celebration of Life in August 2019.


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From: Thompson Funeral Services Ltd.

Thompson Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Jim and Bev Bartuccio
Relation: Friends

Our families hearts are with you and your family. Memories of Joan will always be with the many who knew and loved her here in the valley

From: Gary Musil & Donna Terrill
Relation: Through our nephew Kasey Musil & Shannon

Our condolences to the family. Met Joan and Thor at the farm a couple of times. Also to Ben & Joanne; Shannon & Kasey and all the family. Great super folks.

From: Kiyo Kinoshita
Relation: I grew up in Slocan. My Dad used to own the grocery store.there.

I am sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. Sending my sincere condolences to the family.

From: David C Cullen

An incredible legacy.

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