With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Vivian Larsen; wife, mother and grandmother. Vivian died peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. She was born August 3, 1930 to Louis and Victoria McGillis.
Vivian was a natural born storyteller and we loved listening to her many adventures growing up on the prairies. She was a star softball player for her school Strawberry Coulis and they won many tournament trophies. She loved horses and was an avid horseback rider in her younger years. She and her sister taught their horses to jump fences to save time while they were riding. She also loved music and dancing and was like a feather on her feet. Vivian and Albert Larsen married in 1966 they had many adventures during their 50 years together. Vivian is survived by her husband Albert her children; May (Richer)of Montreal, John, Bonita, Dolly (Wayne) Darryl and April (Colin), also by her grandchildren; Jesse, Keith, Kyle, Katrina, Karissa, and Quinn and by her brothers Charles and Gary (Cheryl) and her sister Melita (David) also many nieces and nephews and great grandchildren. Vivian was predeceased by her parents Louis and Victoria and her sister Julienne.
Mom loved her children very much and always told them so. She spoiled her grandchildren as much as she could. “You will be dearly missed, we love we you Mom.” A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 19 at 1:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 1985 Curlew Rd., Kamloops BC.
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