October 10, 1926 – December 24, 2018
at the age of 92 years
On December 24, 2018 in Salmon Arm Grace went to be with her Lord and Saviour at the age of 92 years. Grace is lovingly remembered by her daughters Geri Welby (Mel), Kathy (Ward) and son Grant (Laura); Grace’s grandchildren Wendy Magnus (Blair), James Welby (Janice), Tracy, Kelly (Paul), Teri Stang (Chris), Jodi; nine great grandchildren and her brother Jack Jackson (Marilyn).
Grace is predeceased by her husband Bill in 2010 and their eldest son Brian in 2006, her sister Dorothy Nickel, her brother Len, her father John Howard and mother Helga Jackson.
Grace was born on October 10, 1926 in Langruth, Manitoba. Grace and Bill married in Winnipeg on June 22, 1946.
Grace and Bill spent a few years in the Hotel industry in Manitoba and Vancouver Island. In 1991 Grace and Bill moved to Sicamous, B.C. to retire.
Grace enjoyed spending time with in her friends and family, was a champion bowler and had a number of trophies in her sewing room. Gracie, as Bill always called her was a wonderful wife and a fabulous mother and grandma to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved them all dearly.
“Grace we all love you more than words can express and will miss you everyday until the day we will all meet up with you again some day. xoxoxo”