MICHALSKI, Carolyn Beverley

October 5, 1937 – September 10, 2015

Carolyn Michalski passed away September 10 after a 3 year battle with cancer. Carolyn was the 3rd of 6 children born in Young, Saskatchewan to Minnie and Sven Erickson. After completing school at Kingsbridge, Carolyn trained as a Registered Nurse at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, then worked in hospitals in Williams Lake, Prince George and Hope. Following a move to Abbotsford in 1972, she worked at Menno Home and later at Cannon Clinic until 1985 when she retired. Carolyn enjoyed sewing, canning, baking and cooking holiday meals for family & friends. She was an avid curler and enthusiastic and devoted fan of the sport. She also loved dancing and she and husband Frank were well-known for their talent for jiving. During her retirement Carolyn pursued hobbies including gardening, reading, camping and volunteering for the March of Dimes. Carolyn is predeceased by her parents Sven and Minnie, and sister Roselie, and is survived by husband Frank, daughter Tracy, sisters Betty Ann and Bernice, and brothers Carl and Orlin. Carolyn was our sunshine and will be deeply missed. An informal memorial will be held from 1 – 4 pm October 10, 2015 at Peardonville Hall. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the FVHC Foundation in support of the Tertiary Palliative Care Unit in memory of Carolyn Michalski.

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