Shirley Beatrice Sommers

Shirley Beatrice Sommers

January 1, 1926

– February 6, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Beatrice Sommers (nee Dennis) announces her passing on Saturday February 6, 2016 in Castlegar, B.C. at the age of 90. She was born in Unity Saskatchewan.

Shirley is survived by her son Leo and daughter Ruth (Dale), Sister-in law Vera (Ralph) Anderson of Kamloops, and many nieces and nephews. Shirley is predeceased by her husband Marvin, parents Marjorie (nee Klingbeil) and Albert Dennis, sister and husband, Freda (nee Dennis) and Bert Sheasby and many nieces and nephews

Shirley enjoyed her teaching career and taught in Bushville, Saskatchewan, New Denver, and Osoyoos where she met her husband Marvin. They moved to Rock creek and she taught at Kettle Valley, Greenwood, and in Castlegar till she retired. While living in Rock Creek Shirley was vary active with the Rock Creek Fall Fair. Shirley was active in Scouting and Guilding for many years and also enjoyed knitting and crocheting as well as other needle crafts.

A Celebration of Life reception will be held at the Castlegar Complex on Sunday May 22, 2016 from 1:00 -3:30pm

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Heart and Stroke or Cancer Society in her name

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