BOWETT, Thelma Linnea Maria
Thelma Linnea Maria Bowett, late of Glenwood Care Home, Agassiz BC passed away August 21, 2005 at
the age of 89 years. She was born
November 4, 1915 in Vancouver BC. Thelma, her husband Cecil and family moved from Burnaby BC to Agassiz in 1947. They operated a general store for 10 years then built and operated the Super-Valu store until 1969.
After retirement, she continued her
community involvement with the
Rebekah Lodge, Red Cross Loan
Cupboard, Agassiz Agricultural and Horticultural Association (life member), the United Church Board of Stewards & Sunday School. Her hobbies over the years included sewing, knitting, crocheting, ceramics, bingo and
gardening. Her family was a very
important part of her life and she adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A memorial service was held on Saturday August 27, 2005 at 1:30 pm in the Agassiz United Church, the Reverend Neill McRae officiating. Cremation, Henderson’s Crematorium. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her son Allan (Pat), daughters Carol (Ian “Bunk”) MacKay and Sandra Bowett; grandchildren, Doug (Lynne) MacKay, Bruce (Bonnie) MacKay, Laurie (Martin) Hughes, Christine Heal (Kevin Wallgrove),
Jennifer Heal (Michael Hurley), Diane Heal (Scott Byhre), Charles Bowett and Daisy Bowett; great grandchildren, Lisa Hughes and Andrew Hughes,
Anthony MacKay, Lorry MacKay,
Lucas MacKay, Ethan MacKay, Eileen
Wallgrove, Sabia Hurley and Erica Byhre; sisters-in-law Lorna Lunde and Mildred Bowett; also nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil in 2001, also
brother Allan Lunde and brother-in-law Roy Bowett. In lieu of flowers,
donations to the BC Children’s Hospital or the Agassiz United Church Building Fund would be appreciated.
“Mom, Grandma, Mama, Granny Knit, Mama-B” – your love and care
will always be remembered.