On the morning of December 30,2012, Dilwant Kaur Brar surrounded by her husband, children and grandchildren, passed away peacefully and gently. Daughter of late Ujager Singh and Jagir Kaur Grewal, she was born on May 23, 1938 in the village of Narangwal, Punjab, India. Leaving India at the age of 23, she was married in London, England in 1961 to her husband Gurnaik Singh Brar. In London, they had five children before emigrating to Canada and taking up farming in Abbotsford, B.C. in 1977.
She was predeceased by her loving daughter Susan and is survived by her husband and children Billy (Sally), Trisha (TJ), Steven (Jas) and Demple. She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Brendan, Ellie, Russell, Becca. Jared, Jimmy, Amrita, Simrit, Kimran, Dreyden, and Devin (aka Klump). She is also survived by her brothers Manjinder S. (Parminder K.) and Paul S. (Hardeep K.) and sisters Kulwant K. (Pritam S.) and Milwant K. (Gursevak S.)
She was a caring and devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will always be remembered for her strength and compassion. The smiles, the laughter, and the happy times will always live on in our hearts. She will be sorely missed by us all but we find comfort in knowing she is safe and sound with Susan.
Funeral services were held on Sunday January 6, 2013 at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Abbotsford, BC.