Lillie Kyler (Johnson)
December 12, 1922 – December 15, 2019
Our dear mom, Lillie Kyler (Johnson) passed away on December 15, 2019 at Pleasant Valley Manor in Armstrong, BC, three days after celebrating her 97th birthday with family members. Lillie was born on December 12, 1922, the second child of Fred and Lillie Johnson in Sidney, BC, about one mile away from the present day Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. Lillie was raised in Sidney, BC and once she was married to Pat they moved to Salt Spring Island in 1948 and raised their children there. In 1975 they moved to Kaslo for 6 years, Lumby, Falkland for 10 years and finally to Armstrong in 1991. She was devoted to her family, loved sports, keeping track of the weather, enjoyed cards, playing crib and scrabble. Lillie was an active member in the communities she lived in.
She is predeceased by her mother, father, husband Hershell (Pat) in 1993, brother Bill in 2003, son Phillip in 1986, son Rick in 2001 and daughter Dawn in 2018. She leaves behind her daughter Diane (Ron) Coutts of Vernon, son Ken of Qualicum Beach, daughter Denise Kyler-Funk (Trevor) of Meadow Creek, a loving grandmother to 11 grandchildren, a loving great grandmother to 12 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.
The family would like to thank the friendly staff at Abbeyfield House in Armstrong and the wonderful caring staff at the Pleasant Valley Manor for the care they gave our mother while she was there for 22 months. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s Make a Wish Foundation. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.
Arrangements entrusted to
ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES®
Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866