Joyce Hortensie Statsmann passed away in the tender loving care of her family, in her daughter’s home in Kelowna on September 27th, 2015 at the age of 76 years.
Born in Minnedosa, Manitoba on November 29, 1938, Joyce and Bill were longtime residents of Salmon Arm, arriving in 1969. She is well remembered for her passion of quilting, being active in both the Shuswap Quilter’s Guild and Friday night bowling quilter’s, and years of volunteer work in the community.
A celebration of life service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Saturday afternoon, October 3rd at 1 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral Celebrant. A reception followed in the Mountainside room.
She leaves her loving and dedicated family, husband, Bill Statsmann, four children, Derrick, Karen and Alan Statsmann, and Lorraine Cornell; 5 grandchildren, David, Peter, Jeremy, Rhealeen and Tanner; and 3 great grandchildren, Avery, Jaeden, and Nevaeh, sister Willa of Didsbury. Joyce was predeceased by her parents, Alma and Richard Walter, sister, Olive, and two grandsons, Eric and Paul.
On line condolences may be sent to Joyce’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Funeral arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.