Rhoda Forester

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It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Rhoda Forester at the age of 92. Left to cherish her memory are her children Rod (Barb) N. Battleford, SK, Larry (Heather) N. Battleford, SK, Brent (Joan) Nanaimo, BC, Lynne (Gerry) Prince George, BC, Bruce (Dhyann) Prince George, BC. Her grandchildren; Martin, Jason, Kimberly, Jill, Kerry, Kristin, Karen, Christopher, Audra-Lynne, Amanda and Madison. Her great-grandchildren; Devan, Brodie, Autumn, Alysha, Matthew, Cian, Ashton, Drake, Krislynn, Soren, Amelia, Laura Beth, and Jo-Jo. Her sister Noma West and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Rhoda is predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, Jack, her granddaughter Jennifer, her sisters Alma and Luella, brothers, Fred and Sam. Rhoda was born on a farm in Lemsford SK on June 17, 1920. She met and married the love of her life in 1938. They went on to have 5 children, she enjoyed travelling to Alaska, Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands. Rhoda's greatest accomplishments were raising her family and fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a teacher. Rhoda went back to school at the age of 54, earned her teaching degree and taught school at Van Bien from 1974 - 1981. Rhoda and Jack built their dream home in Parksville BC where they lived for 12 yrs then moved back to N. Battleford until Jack's passing in 1998. After moving back to PG Rhoda spent her time enjoying trips to the casino, playing Yahtzee with friends, and taking creative writing classes. Rhoda Forester will be laid to rest beside her husband in N. Battleford SK. on December 10th. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. The family would like to thank Dr. Murray for all the care he has provided over the years.

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