Powell, Odette passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness in Menno Hospital. She was a resident of Abbotsford since 1958. She was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1988, son Gordon in 2000, daughter Linda in 2001 and son Raymond in 1955.

Survived by son-in-law Butch Hinchey and his children Nicki, Jeremy and Kellie; daughter-in-law June Powell and children Christine, Brian, Andy and Sarah; son Gary Powell (Charlene) and their children Ryan, Josh and James; daughter Janet Strang (Bryan) and their children Dave and Katie; daughter Debbie Ketler (Marv) and their children Angela, Lisa and Jeff; son Randy Powell (Jo Ann) and their children Bobby and Michael; daughter Donna Bridal (Glen) and their children Stacey and Jay; as well as 9 great-grandchildren, 1 brother Arnold DePauw and numerous nieces and nephews.

Odette was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt who will be greatly missed by all.

Funeral Services will be held on Sat. Feb. 22, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road. Interment to follow at Hazelwood Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff at Menno Hospital and to Dr. J. Pankratz.