Brewer, Denyse Marie (nee Haener)

BREWER, DENYSE wNovember 11, 1926 – September 21, 2013
at the age of 86 years

Celebration of life will be held at the Senior Drop-In Centre on October 12, 2013, between 10 am and 1 pm

Denyse passed away September 21, 2013 at Hillside Village, Salmon Arm at the age of 86 years.  She was born in Garfield, AB November 11, 1926.
She leaves behind, her loving husband of 34 years Ross, her brother Mike (Len), four nieces Sylvia (Peter), Madelon (Urban), Frances (Tom) and Michel (Ian), one nephew Richard (Brenda) as well as many great nieces and nephews and many friends.
Denyse worked for the Alberta Government Telephone Co. for 30 years before retiring and moving to Sorrento, BC.  In 1999 Ross and Denyse moved to Sunnybrae where they lived until Denyse went to HillsideVillage in May 2012.
Denyse was a very quiet, loving person.  She loved to travel. Hiking was also a favourite.
She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.  A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
A special thank you to all the angels and Hillside Village for their care and compassion, and also to Dr. Plessis and Fischer’s Funeral Services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Denyse’s name may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Box 277, Stn. M, Kamloops, BC, V2C 5K6.


  1. Our sincere sympathy to you Ross and all Denyse’s family. She was a loving and kind soul and we have many fond memories of our times spent together over the years. She was always like family to us and to Mom and Dad. Richard has been in touch with us – We are sorry we were unable to be there for her Celebration of Life.
    Larry and Jeanette and Family

  2. Our sincere sympathy to Richard and Brenda, the Mike Haenar Family and Ross. Denyse was a very special part of my life when I was young. I and later Gerald will always remember her love and caring to Mom and Dad Dunphy. She will be so missed by so many. Sincerely Gerald and Marlene Dubois

  3. An expression of heartfelt sympathy for Ross and the Haener family in the passing of beloved Denyse. I too have the fondest memories of her love, grace and beauty as she often visited with my Mom, Edith Dunphy….and spent quality time with her and we children. Love and Prayers

  4. I would like to pass on my condolences to the Haener family and to Ross as well we all thought a lot of Denyse I have many fond memerys when Ross and Denyse visited mums home in calgary

  5. I would like to express my condolences with regards to Denyse’s passing. She was an incredibly special person to my Mom, Edith Dunphy. They were dear friends from very early in their lives. I remember Denyse as faithful, hard working and kind. She was like a member of our family and she will be held in the highest esteem by all of us,
    Sincerely, Sheila Dunphy

  6. Dear Ross, we are saddened to hear of Denyse’s passing. We will always remember her as a quiet person who always had a smile. We miss those days of meeting for coffee and breakfasts.

    Sincerely with affection, Harry & Shoko

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