Hattie passed into the presence of her Lord on April 25, 2006 at the age of 95 years. She was predeceased by her husband Lee in 1985. She is survived by her loving family, daughters Gwen (Ron) Penner of Ferndale, WA, and Carolyn (Joe) Pallas of Chillwack, BC; grandchildren Kent (Mayumi) Penner of Japan, Dana (Peter) Klootwyk of Ferndale, WA, Mark (Gillian) Pallas of Calgary, AB; two great grandchildren Samuel and Anne Klootwyk. She is also survived by one sister Gunda Miller of Saskatoon, SK and numerous nieces and nephews.
Hattie’s husband Lee pastored churches in Enchant, Taber and Edmonton, AB. Besides contributing to her husband’s ministry, Hattie was also engaged in the education of many children during 20 years of public elementary school teaching. They retired to Abbotsford in 1976.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 1 at 1:00 pm in the Abbotsford Evangelical Free Church, 33218 Marshall RD., Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Fosmark Centre, care of Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Rd., Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1.
The family would like to thank the Fraser Valley Home Support team as well as Dr. Bale and the nurses at 2-West, MSA Hospital.
Woodlawn Funeral Home