Barbara CLAEYS

CLAEYS

Barbara “Joan” passed away peacefully on November 16, 2012 at Hospice House in Kelowna, BC. Joan is survived by daughters Lynn Howlett of Nelson, BC, Cheryl Claeys of Kelowna, BC, Connie (Jamie) Kew of Sherwood Park, AB, Nancy (Glen) Potter of Nelson, BC, son Randy Claeys of Calgary, AB; seven grandchildren, Ryan Howlett, Kirby and Adam Potter, Scott, McLean and Jennifer Kew, and Aaron Claeys; and one great-grand-daughter, Charlie Howlett. Joan moved to Kelowna five years ago and will be missed by many new friends there, as well as life-long friends and relatives from Southern Alberta, and numerous long-time friends in Stettler, AB. Her smile, humor, friendship, love and gift of music (piano and organ), and floral gardens will be remembered fondly. No memorial services will be held. In due course Joan’s cremated remains will be laid to rest in Stettler, AB next to her loving husband Lucien (“Lu”) of 60+ years who predeceased her in 2007, at which time a private family service will be held. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family c/o Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5V8 or Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, Box 1780, Stettler, AB T0C 2L0


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