Diane OOSTERLAAR

Oosterlaar, Diane Josephine. November 5, 1961 – August 29, 2013. Diane Josephine Oosterlaar of Victoria, BC passed away peacefully in hospital after a very brief battle with Melanoma Cancer at the age of 51 years. She is survived by her partner Michael Lynam, her parents Bill and Rita Oosterlaar, her sisters and brothers, Tilli (Kevin) Kimler, Janet (Stu) Harris, Gerald and Brian, her niece and nephew Leanne and Trevor, also her special boys Jordan, Nick and Josh. Diane graduated with a Business Administration Degree from Fraser Valley College in Chilliwack, BC and spent many years employed at Pioneer Motors in Agassiz, BC. She later moved to Victoria and worked for The BC Ambulance Service and was presently working for BC Vital Statistics. She will be lovingly remembered by her friends and family as an animal lover, a selfless and compassionate person and a wonderful friend to all who knew her. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 6, 3013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Agassiz.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Agricultural Hall in Agassiz, with Valerie Martell, officiating. A service will also be held in Victoria on September 14, 2013, location to be determined. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society.