Arina Voss

Arina Voss

After a very brief illness Lil passed away at home with her family and little dog at her side on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014.

Lil was born in Doorn, Holland, September 17th, 1925 serving her country as a resistance fighter during the war. She married Jerry Voss In 1944 and had 2 children in Holland, a son Martin and a daughter Jolly. In May of 1950 they immigrated to Canada settling in Ontario where they had 2 more children, another daughter Diana and another son Byron.

After moving to Manitoba for a number of years, they moved to Cranbrook in 1968 making this their permanent home. Lil loved playing cards, bridge, carpet bowling, lawn darts and many other games with friends and family.

Lil was predeceased by her husband Jerry and will be much missed by her 4 children and their spouses, 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, as well as her many nieces and nephews.

We would like to thank the East Kootenay Regional Hospital for their wonderful care of our mother during her illness. Also, we would like to express our gratitude to Doctor Van R. and Doctor Brunn for being so caring and open with us. You all became the rock we could lean on and we appreciate your care.

There will a Celebration Of Life held for Lil at McPherson Funeral Home in Cranbrook on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice in her name.

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