BATES, Joyce Viola September 29, 1929 – February 14, 2013 It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother and grandmother. Joyce was born in Regina to Leslie and Jean McMillian. She leaves behind to mourn her husband of 62 years, three boys, Mike (deceased), Tom, Ted and grandson William. She had numerous friends and relatives on the mainland and two brothers- in-law in Winnipeg. Joyce had a full life and after retirement enjoyed travelling with her husband to many thoroughbred racing tracks. She will be sadly missed. Celebration of her life will be at First Memorial, 4725 Falaise Drive on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 1 pm. Reception to follow. Many special thanks to Dr. Chow and many doctors and nurses over the years.
Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from Feb. 19 to Feb. 21, 2013