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Yvonne Dolores Miller

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_0000_Yvonne Dolores MillerYvonne enjoyed 4-H, skating, playing ball and riding her Welsh pony Cupid. She worked 1 summer at the tuberculosis clinic in Ninette, Man. She met Levi at a dance. They moved to Beardmore, Ont. and Isabella, Man. In Port Alberni, B.C., she volunteered at Boy Scout banquets and VBS. While her children were in school, Yvonne took correspondence Bible courses, completed her Grade 12 in night school and continued her nursing studies. She loved history. When Levi was dying of lung cancer, Yvonne completed her nursing degree. She nursed at Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock, B.C. Yvonne retired in 1990 to Logan Lake, B.C., where she helped in the school soup kitchen and quilted for the women’s shelter. After moving to Abbotsford in 2005, she baked for AWANA and knit toques for the mission. Yvonne loved curling, travelling, writing, and watching the Blue Jays and her great-grandsons’ hockey games. Her church became her family wherever she lived.

  • Birth: July 21, 1930
  • Birthplace:
    Strathclair, Man.
  • Death: March 11, 2016
  • Parents:
    Wesley & Irene Cochrane
  • Married:
    Levi Mills Miller, Aug. 28, 1947 [Sept. 7, 1970]
  • Family:
    children Wilmar (Carol), Yvonne (Jack) Brown, Clayton (Cathy), Delbert; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 sister
  • Church:
    Clearbrook MB, Abbotsford, B.C.