It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Dorothy Meeks, of Mission, BC, on May 21, 2007.
Dorothy was born December 4, 1928 in Wadena, Saskatchewan to Rose-Ann (Mankelow) and William John Lee. She was pre-deceased by her parents, and first born daughter Rose-Ella. Dorothy moved with her family to Mission in 1945 – married 1946.
She worked at Mission Hotel, 1st Ave. for many years, also Mission RaceÂ Track, she took over the Concession at the Mission Arena, 1972, retiring in 1992. Her retirement years were spent with her family, grandchildren, and her frequent visits with sister Ivy and Julius to “The Casino”, Nooksack, her favorite.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter Rhonda (John) Gregson, granddaughter Amber, son Duane (Kelly) Meeks, grandson Joshua, granddaughter Ciarra, sister Ivy (Julius) Takats, nephew Tim (Lani) Takats, great niece Lilly, niece Roseann (Charles) Coombes, great nephews Dallas, Johnny, great niece Amanda, nephew Floyd (Pam) Liberty, great nieces Sadie and Layne, nephew Dale Liberty, great niece Josie-Lee.
We would like to sincerely thank our families, and many friends who gave us support and friendship. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Christine Morrison Hospice, they are all very special people in a very special place.
A Memorial Celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held Sunday, May 27, 2007 at 3-6 p.m. at Duane and Kelly Meeks, 7655 Azalea Place, Mission, BC. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Mission Hospice Society or a charity of your choice.
Love Rhonda & DuaneÂ Â Â