Vina passed away peacefully at home on Denman Island B.C with family at her side. Vina was born and raised in Swift Current Sask. She married Alex Hanson, August 21, 1945 and gave birth to triplets (Judy, Bob and Vern) on July 29, 1949. They farmed and raised their family there for 14 years and then moved to Denman Island in 1965. They also farmed on Denman until 1975 when Alex retired and built a beautiful home on the waterfront. After Alex passed in 1986 Vina lived in her home on the beach for 25 years. She then moved in with her daughter and son-in-law (Judy and Larry Schmidt) for 5 years until she passed away. She is survived by her 2 sisters (Edith Rowan and Lorna Ward) and many nieces and nephews in Swift Current. The triplets and their spouses are Judy and Larry, Bob and Sandy and Vern and Dawn. Vina had 8 Grandchildren, Janice, Darren, and Doug. Mike, Bobbie-Gene, and Corrie also Laurie -Anne and Dianne. Vina also had 13 great grandchildren Brienna, Marlee, Alec Kiana and Simon, Gregory, Rea-Anna and Conner also Liam, Jarrod, Devon, Wyatt and Kelsey. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.
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Service to be held at Denman Island United Church, Jan. 11, 1:30p.m.
Published in Comox Valley Echo from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2014