Sloper, Mildred

SLOPER, MILDRED WOctober 20, 1925 – September 17, 2014
at the age of 88 years

It is with great sadness that the family of Mid Sloper announces her passing on Sept 17, 2014 at Bastion Place in Salmon Arm, at the age of 88 years.

Mid was born in Vancouver on Oct 20, 1925 to parents Ernie and Anne Anderson.

She worked in the paint and wallpaper business for many years in Salmon Arm. Along with her good friend Marg they opened Painters Palette in 1988. In 2000 they closed the store and she retired from business life but stayed very involved with the Dove Rebekah Lodge working alongside with many friends raising money for community projects. She also did volunteer work for many organizations.

She leaves behind her two daughters Diana [Kevin] & Debbie [Barry], four grandchildren Kiel, Megan [Keihen], Melissa [Dustin] & Darcy, two step grandchildren Alica [Marko] & Dustin as well as two great granchildren Hailey & Payton.

She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

By her request there will be no service.


  1. So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I knew she was having such a tough time. I just found out today and wanted to tell you know how tough it is to loose a mom..
    Love to you all. Marg and Ron Hagarfdt

  2. Dear Debbie, Barry, Melissa and family, Darcy Lee and Diane,
    We just want you to know that you are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. We could always count on your Mom to be straight forward and very honest. We will miss our chance meetings in downtown Salmon Arm and her great hugs too. Both Greg and I loved your Mom, you know that Debbie. Remember the good memories and hold them dear. We trust the love and support of family and friends will help you through your grief. With our most heartfelt and deepest sympathy to you all…………..
    Peggie and Greg

  3. Hi Debbie, I’m so sorry about your mom. She was my womb mate. My love to you and she’s at peace now and so can you be. Love the other Mom, Bettie

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