It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Ann Markin, on June 5, 2014 at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.
Ann was blessed with 83 years of life, well lived. She was raised in Brilliant and moved to Thrums, at 17 years of age, where she lived until the death of her beloved husband Alex in 2013.
Ann enjoyed gardening, camping and spending time, on the family farm, with her children and friends.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Alex, her parents Sam and Mary Rilkoff, her brother Pete Rilkoff and her sisters Mary Konkin, Polly Holuboff and Nellie Rilkoff.
Ann is survived by her sisters Nora Makaroff and Francis Olzewski; her sons Philip (Elizabeth) and Allen (Kathy); her daughter Patricia (Kerry); her grandchildren Carrie Markin (Walter), Kristy Daniels (Russ), Johanna Markin (Adam), Chelsea Markin, Alana Markin (Shane) and Chad Frass and her great-grandchildren Wyatt Daniels and Kara Markin Mendelson.
Private Funeral Services were officiated by Peter Zaytsoff at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 and cremation followed.
“ANN WAS A WIFE, A MOTHER, A GRANDMOTHER AND A FRIEND AND WILL BE DEARLY MISSED, BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN.”