Passed away peacefully on July 22, 2010. She was born in Spalding, Saskatchewan on July 11, 1924. Jeanette was the oldest of four children of Arthur and Flora Chauvin. Predeceased by her sisters, Marie (Harry) Harasyn and Josephine (Bill) Sawchuk. She is survived by her younger brother David (Donna) Chauvin and her children Ron (Margaret) Ecker, Jan (Martin) Jacobs, Ken (Trudy) Ecker, Doreen (Claude) Belisle; grandchildren, David, Sue, John (Brynn) Coley (Kevin) and Ken Jr. (Pippa), her five great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Following her retirement in 1989 Jeanette moved to Kelowna and loved nothing more than sharing time with her family over a home cooked meal followed by a game of cards or Yahtzee. Jeanette was an amazing cook and loved to spend time in her garden, play bingo, and fish in one of the many lakes in the Cariboo. A Celebration of Jeanette’s life will be held Saturday July 31st, 2010 at the Highlands Retirement Residence, 400 Snowsell St. N., Kelowna, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
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