September 24, 1929 – December 19, 2012
at the age of 83 years

OPEN HOUSE:  Saturday, February 9, 2013,  1-4 pm, Fischer’s Funeral Services

Joan, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, auntie and friend passed away peacefully and without pain, early Wed., Dec. 19, 2012 at Piccadilly Park Care Home in Salmon Arm.

Joan was born in Manitoba and lived her early years there until meeting and marrying the love of her life, Sigurd Larsen.  They moved to BC in the late 1960’s and then settled in the Sicamous/Canoe area.

Joan leaves behind her loving husband of 58 years, Sid (“The Barber”), three sons Rick (Ivy), Don (Denise) and Cam (Marisa), five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, three brothers Ness (Merle), Allen (June), and David (Ruby) as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Joan loved life and always made the most of every season, situation and connection.  She will be sorely missed and never forgotten

A special thank you to the nurses, care aids and support staff at Piccadilly who loved and cared for Joan the last three years with such humour, dignity and respect.

A service honouring Joan’s life will be held in the new year.