It is with deep sorrow that the family of Iris MacFarlane announces her passing on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Joseph Creek Extended Care Facility in Cranbrook at 90 years of age.
Iris was born on January 13, 1924 at the St. Eugene Hospital in Cranbrook. Prior to her marriage to Donald, Iris worked as a bank teller at the Imperial Bank for many years. She enjoyed reading and collecting knickknacks.
Iris is survived by her son Kenneth William MacFarlane (Janet), grandchildren Sean and Caitlin all of Otis Orchards, WA; sister Deannie Holmes (Albert); and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Donald MacFarlane; parents Margaret and William Alward; sisters Joyce Ross, and Buddy Ferguson; brother Raymond Alward and grandson Travis Ian Eugene MacFarlane.
The family would like to thank Dr. Dawson and the staff at Joseph Creek Extended Care Facility, Mt. Stevens Unit, where Iris was a resident since 2007.
A private family graveside service will take place in the Fort Steele Cemetery on July 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in honour of Iris may do so to: Joseph Creek Extended Care Facility, 1701 – Willowbrook Drive, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 0A5.