Eileen Mary Ramsdale

Eileen Mary Ramsdale (nee Burns) passed away peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2010 at the age of 81. She was a beloved wife, dear mother, loving grandmother and proud great-grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, David, her children. Roseanne Schneider (Gord), Gail Wood (Cary), Ed Ramsdale (Lori), Rob Ramsdale (Leanne), all of Calgary, Eric Ramsdale (Karen) and David Ramsdale Jr. (Annette) of Sicamous BC, as well as 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Eileen was predeceased by her son, Frank Ramsdale, her parents, Frank and Betty Burns, and her sister, Sophie Zerk.

Eileen was born on May 16, 1928. She was raised in Calgary and went on to nurse at the Holy Cross Hospital. On August 5, 1949, she married David Ramsdale at Grace Presbyterian Church.

They made their home and raised their children in the community of Meadowlark until 1980 when Dave & Eileen moved to Sicamous BC and bought Lazy Daze Marina Motel & Campground which later became known as Bluewater Houseboat Vacations.

Eileen enjoyed curling, fishing and riding her sea-doo on the lake. She will be remembered as someone who enjoyed her family and her life to the fullest and always had a smile for you.

There will be no service at Eileen’s request. Condolences may be sent to www.bowersfuneralservice.com and in lieu of flowers those so wishing may make a donation to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation.


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