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Vida Sanders

March 26, 1929 - April 22, 2012


Vida was born in Kitchener, BC on March 26, 1929 to Charles (Gigs)and Leila Nowland.She was predeceasded by her parents, a brother Alton, and a sister Claudia Sanders. Vida will be lovingly remembered by her husband Harry, 4 daughters Renna Wapple, Nina Wapple, Terry Riley and Sheila Sanders, 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a brother Wayne Nowland of Cranbrook.


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Susan Fowler
Relation: I am her neice

Harry, Ronnea, Nina, Terry and Sheila,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Adriaan, Sue, Glenn and Family

From: Bernadine & Fred Swetlikoe & family
Relation: Friend of Vida's daughters

May she rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Donna Sanders
Relation: niece through marriage

I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom and wife, she was a lovely lady, rest in peace Vida.

From: Joanne and Shane harris
Relation: neighbours

To Sheila and Chelsea,
Sending you our sympathy. Fond memories of Vi, especially when Jessica spent time at your house. I know you will miss her. Love from Shane and Joanne

From: Denis and Ann Coen
Relation: Family friend

To Harry and girls,

Sorry to hear about the loss of Vida. I will always have fond memories of the summer of 1956 when Vida cared for my sister and I when my mother was in hospital. She was always such a dear friend to Mardy. Our thoughts are with you…
Denis and Ann

From: Dorothy and Rick Beauchamp
Relation: family friend

Dear Harry, Ronnae, Nina, Terry and Sheila,

We were so sorry to hear of Vi’s passing. She was such a great lady with an endless compassion for giving. She so kindly looked after my brother and me while my mom was in hospital for one whole summer while we were 9 and 6 years old. She was a good friend to my mom who always had the coffee pot on for anyone who dropped in.

From: Deena Michaud
Relation: neighbour

Our deepest sympathies are with your family. Vida an amazing mother, grandmother and great grandmother we will all miss you from Deena Sonya Stephane Genevieve Colleen and Emilee Michaud

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