January 2, 1941 – April 2, 2022
at the age of 81 years:
Open House, Saturday, June 4th, 2022, 1:00 pm at Fischer’s Funeral Services, 4060 1st Ave. SW, (turn off at Salmon River Road)
“Gene” passed away April 2, 2022 (age 81) at Vancouver General Hospital after a valiant struggle recovering from surgery.
Gene is predeceased by her loving husband Len (Jan. 2017), her father Ross Davis (1984), her mother Katherine Davis (1994), her sisters Maxine (1999), Betty (2021) and her brother Lester (2016). She leaves to mourn, her daughter Kimberley Ludwig, son Kevin (Melinda) Ludwig and daughter Kerri (Bruce) Frederickson. Grandchildren Mitchell, Travis (Allie) and Evan (Rojina) Leggett; Rachael, Eric and Jessica Ludwig; Kate-Len, Micah and Jakob Frederickson, plus four great grandchildren Memphis, Carsen, Kymberlin and Holly. Also, her sister Valerie Macgregor, sisters in law Beryl Ludwig and Wendy Davis, brother in law Christopher Ludwig, many nieces, nephews, cousins and many many friends.
Gene was born in Duncan, BC January 2nd, 1941. She met the love of her life in Youbou, BC. They married in 1961 and settled in Surrey.
After graduating high school, Gene took her Psychiatric nurses training at Riverview Hospital graduating in 1961. She then worked at Woodlands School until she retired in 1999 just prior to relocating to Salmon Arm in 1999. Gene was an active member of several Quilt Guilds and knitting groups in Salmon Arm where she met many of her wonderful friends.
We will miss Gene who was known for her great hugs, no nonsense attitude, powerful hands, jokes, stories and being a great advice guru. You are missed.