UNDERHILL, Elise Marie (nee Gane) Born April 25th, 1919, died March 28th, 2013. Elise was predeceased by husband James Edward (Ted) Underhill in 1996, and is survived by daughters Connie Thompson (John); Joan Mann (Steve) and Nancy Underhill; grandchildren Sandra Barker (Darryl); Susan Schlitz (Ray); Elise Hoeppner (Brent); Colin Mann (Lindsey); Jordan Mann (Cherie); Tanya Mann and Kathi Kumalo; great-grandchildren Megan, Jack, Evan, Cole, Levi, Rosalee, Elizabeth, Georgette, Kimberly and Juliette. Mum and her brothers Victor and Theodore were raised in Kettle Valley by parents Beaven and Constance Gane. She met Dad in December 1942 and they married in May of 1943. They lived in the Courtenay area in their early years and moved to Victoria in 1958. Mum spent many happy years creating a home for her family, entertaining, volunteering, sewing and gardening. She loved to travel and especially loved Maui. She will be terribly missed! The family wishes to thank Dr. Ted Rosenberg and the wonderful nurses at the Royal Oak Health Unit. A memorial service is planned for Friday, April 5th at the Shelbourne Street Church of Christ at 2 o'clock. No flowers by request. If desired, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2013