Emily Maude McEachen was born at Dysart, Saskatchewan on April 10, 1922. She passed away in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, BC on November 23rd, 2015 at the age of 93 years.
She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Bev Mackie of Salmon Arm, Kathy (Wayne) Tanemura of Prince George and Wendy McEachen of Chase; grandchildren, Ken, Jarrett, Steve and Mark; and her brother, Horace (Maxine) Dobson of Sorrento and brother-in-law, Les (Shirley) McEachen of Quesnel.
Emily lost the two loves of her life, husband Ken in 2013 and Tippy, her four legged companion of 16 years,. She is also predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Scott Mackie in 2005.
Emily was a veteran of World War II, joining the Air Force when she was 19 years old. This is where she met Ken while they were both enlisted. She was very proud of her service to our country and loved telling stories of her service. Emily loved to crochet and knit and made many doilies, sweaters, coats and afghans for family members and friends. She also loved antique furniture and was very active in different sports such as tennis, curling, bowling, and golfing.
A private family service will be held at a later date. If so desired, contributions in her memory can be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences can be sent through Emily’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm