August 15, 1935 – October 7, 2018
Bernice Vivian Chavis passed away at the Stettler Hospital on October 7, 2018 at the age of 83.
Bernice was born in Consort, Alberta to Marjorie and Olaf Lysgaard on August 15, 1935.
Bernice is survived by her family: husband Randy Chavis; daughter Connie Quance; grandchildren: Riley (Melanie) Quance and their children Ethan and Avery, Bruce (Sarah) Quance and their children Jorge and Keela, Amy (Glenn) Kobi and their children Meghan, Taylor, Sidney and Natalie; sister Thelma Buchan; brother-in-law Spencer Buchan; nephews Colin (Angela) Buchan and Robert (Trisha) Buchan and their families; as well as dear friends.
Celebration of Bernice’s life was held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Heartland Chapel of Stettler Funeral Home with Jan Richardson officiating. Nephew Colin Buchan gave a loving tribute and long time friend Lea Nicoll-Kramer presented her gift of music with Day is Done accompanied by Evelyn Strandquist on the piano. Honorary Pallbearers were Stan Quance, Wade Jameson, Murray Manson, Joanne Parsons, Kat Checkel and Spencer Buchan; pallbearers were grandson Riley Quance and great grandson Ethan Quance. Family and friends gathered in the Heartland Reception Centre for a time of fellowship and a luncheon by the Fenn Community Ladies.
Memorial donations be made to Saving Grace Animal Rescue Society or a local animal charity of your own choice. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, 403-742-3422, entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.