Gertrude (Trudi) Schouten

Gertrude (Trudi) Schouten

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our wonderful mother, Gertrude (Trudi) Schouten. Trudi succumbed to her brief battle with cancer on August 29, 2013. She is predeceased by her Granddaughter, Alicia Hysop.

She is survived by her two loving sons, Patrick Hysop (Tina), and Jason Lyne (Sue), her grandchildren, Josh Hysop, Rachel and Carter Lyne, and step granddaughter Aleesha Hewitt as well as her two sisters, Ida and Christine.

Trudi’s life journey started in Chase, BC and took her to Quesnel, North Vancouver, Burnaby, and eventually back to Chase where she loved to read, play golf, crochet, and rekindle friendships with life long friends.

Above being a beloved mother she spent her working career in the newspaper industry in the lower mainland where she was knowledgeable and well respected.

Trudi will be sadly missed and always remembered by her grandchildren for her home-baked Nanaimo bars, canned pickles, crib lessons, and golfing with her two sons.

Trudi’s sons, Pat and Jason, are both riding in the Ride to Conquer Cancer 2014 in her honor. To donate to the cause, please contact Jason or Pat direct.

Online condolences can be sent through Trudi’s obituary at

Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Service, Salmon Arm, BC

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