It is with great sorrow we say good bye to our mother, sister, auntie and friend.
Norma Newlove passed away peacefully in her home on March 11, 2015.
She was born in Trail on February 19, 1942. The 7th child to Tena and Jake Sawatzky.
She worked at the Cominco Staff House, the Union Hotel and Kresge’s lunch counter as a young woman and the Chuck Wagon Restaurant when her kids were a little older.
She is survived by her spouse Ian Rae, daughter Shelley Newlove, son Rick Newlove, blended children Mike, Michelle, Mark and Myron Rae, her grandchildren and great grandchildren, brother Elmer Sawatzky, sisters Lillian Molnar, Verna Finlay, Leola Wiesner & Leona Smith and hundreds of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, brothers Herb, Will and Allan and sisters Elsie and Joan.
Norma’s passion in life was children and was auntie Norma to all.
A family gathering will take place at the Genelle Hall on March 28 at 1:00. Friends welcome.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of you choice.
Special thank you to Dr. David Larocque for her care right to the end, the 3rd floor medical staff at the KBRH, Castlegar Home Support and most of all, our family.