Minnie Elizabeth died Tuesday, November 13, 2007 following two months of illness. Minnie was born in Vancouver in 1928 and after the death of her husband, moved to Mission where she dedicated her life to the breeding of Alaskan Malamute dogs at her Bearpaw Kennel which produced many champions over the years. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Ken Willmott and granddaughter Amber, all of Kitchener, Ontario. Minnie was predeceased by her husband, John F. Graham, a Captain with the Vancouver Fire Department who died in the line of duty on Nov. 10, 1979. Minnie was interred beside her husband in North Vancouver.
Friends are invited to celebrate her life on Friday, November 30 at noon at the Best Western Hotel, Lougheed at Hurd, in Mission. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the animal support society of your choice.