Ruecker, Anne Frieda passed into the presence of her Lord peacefully on Monday evening, August 2, 2004 at Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, B.C. in her 85th year. Anne lived in Abbotsford since 1982 and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Anne was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved to care for her family with her baking and keeping the families freezers full. Mom crotcheted and sewed many tiens for her family. Anne was predeceased by her husband Oscar in 1988, father Albert Stachowzki, mother Adellegunde (nee Pegusch), brothers Reinhold, Wilhelm, Henry, Arnold, Edward, Herb and Ernest and sisters Elsie and Alma.

Mom will be lovingly remembered by her 2 daughters: Marge of Kirkland, WA and Verna (Bryan)of Langley; 6 grandchildren: Sheri, Stacey (Micah), Tom (Heather), Melissa (Kelly), Pamela (Darren) and Jason (Priscella); 6 great grandchildren: Jesse, Ashley, Amber, Amanda, Savanna and Davin as well as brother Adolf (Dorothy) and 3 sisters Harriet, Erna (Herb) and Lillian and sisters-in-law Mary, Ruth, Edna and Lydia. Also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Sun. August 8, 2004 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road. Funeral Service will be held on Mon, August 9, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. from Trinity Lutheran Church followed by an interment at Hazelwood Cemetery. Memorial tributes can be made on


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