Gladys Lily Bohmer (nee Perkins) of Castlegar BC passed away on January 27, 2015, at the age of 74. She is lovingly survived by her daughter Louise Bohmer of Moncton NB, her nephew Wayne Fietz of Castlegar BC, her niece Lily Knol of Alexandria VA, her son-in-law Steven Deikoff of Moncton NB, her nephew-in-law Randall Knol of Alexandria VA, her grandniece Rhiannon Knol of Los Angeles CA, and her grandnephew Taliesin Knol of Alexandria VA.
Born in Fernie BC in 1940, she moved to Castlegar BC with her parents Gladys and Horace Perkins, where she met and married Elwood Earl Bohmer. She is fondly remembered for her kind heart and giving nature. She would always lend an ear to a friend in need. Lily enjoyed collecting trinkets, taking care of her animals, and her garden. She loved to sing and was a long-time member of her church choir. Cremation has taken place and a remembrance vigil will take place at 300 – 3rd Avenue on February 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Talarico Place or to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.