September 15, 1918 - May 18, 2012
Mom passed away peacefully in the loving care of her daughters on Friday, May 18, 2012. Her memory will be cherished by her daughters Pat (Mark) Boechler, Donna (Larry) Nelson, Trudy (John) Labarowski, and Brenda (Doug) Bjolverud, her grandchildren Johnny (Mel) Labarowski, Shawn (Kelli) Labarowski, Doug Bjolverud, Kristi (Clay) Yarshenko, Lori (Dwight) Eberle, Rhett Nelson, Brad (Jen) Boechler, and Clint (Jannah) Bjolverud, her great-grandchildren Aidan, Kyle, Trista, Tyler, Brittany, Travis, Josh, Jesse, Dominic, Allissa, Kirsten, Austen, and her dear sister Mary Jacowishen. She was predeceased by her husband Marvin Book, parents Andrew and Alexandra Tetarenko, sister Ruby Jacowishen, her brothers-in-law Peter, Fred, Walter, Paul and Alex Tetarenko, granddaughter Sherry Boechler, and grandson-in-law Blair Pfeil. Mom faced life with strength and courage. She taught us to love and laugh and to not take life too seriously. Through her we learned to reach for the stars. We will miss you Mom. A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Parkridge East 2 for their kind, loving care of our Mom. She enjoyed her time with you very much. A private family celebration of Mom's life was held on May 24, 2012. Donations in Mom's memory may be made to Parkridge Centre, Eastridge 2, 110 Gropper Cres., Saskatoon, SK S7M 5N9. Arrangements entrusted to Sten Olelsen.
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix on May 26, 2012