Hattie Elizabeth (nee Handford) MAXWELL


(Nee Handford)

Hattie Elizabeth

Born January 31, 1907 in Snowflake , Manitoba passed away on February 11, 2007 at the age of 100.

Hattie was predeceased by Ralph Maxwell, her first husband of over 30 years, Maynard Olsen, her second husband and her beloved son Bill Maxwell. Hattie also witnessed the passing of all her siblings, she was the third born of six.

Hattie, who was one never to shy away from hard work, loved to dance, play cards with friends, and take Sunday drives. But most of all Hattie was a devoted mother to her son Bill, and she openly admitted that life was not the same once Bill passed away.

Hattie is survived by her daughter in law Noreen, her four grandchidlren Loreen, Cindy (Dale), Sheri, and Michael (Sandra), 11 great grandchildren, a brother and sister in law, and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank the people at the Evergreen Seniors Home as they welcomed Hattie into their lives with open arms. Further the people at the home provided Hattie with an unbelievable level of loving attentive care. Additionally we would like to acknowledge the devotion of Hattie’s granddaughter Loreen and great granddaughter Milisa. During the last week of Hattie’s life these two selfless women stayed continuously beside their grandmother’s bed, and they willingly and readily provided her with kind, gentle, loving care.

Services will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home, Chilliwack BC., on Saturday Feb. 17th, 2007 at 11a.m.

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