Johanna (Dolla) Hugo

Johanna (Dolla) Hugo

Johanna Bergljot (Dolla) Hugo passed away in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, BC on Monday, April 22, 2013 at the age of 85 years.

A Celebration of life service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Sunday morning, April 28th at 10 a.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral celebrant, with tributes by family and friends.

Interment followed in the family plot at Mt. Ida Cemetery.

Born in Arborg, Manitoba, a small Icelandic community, on August 24, 1927.

Dolla was well remembered and respected for her dedication to farming on Foothill Road. She had a passion for animals, well over 100 of which she named each. Her green thumb made her garden a paradise of growth, allowing her family to experience mother nature at its best. Dolla loved music, had a gift of several languages, and was always current with worldly news on CBC radio.

Predeceased by her first husband, Adolf Edward Zator in 1949, then her second Husband, Mark Hugo, in 2006, and granddaughter, Dorian in 1986.

Dolla leaves her loving and dedicated family; Ralph (Karen) Zator of Kelowna, Connie Zator of Salmon Arm, Ross (Judy) Hugo of New Saretpa, Alberta; Neil (Naomi) Hugo of Japan; 8 grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to Dolla’s obituary at

Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm,

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