Dorothy E. (Coles)

1930 – 2015

Dorothy Banham passed away October 30th, 2015 in Salmon Arm, BC. In her final days her hands were held, her face caressed, and her hair stroked lovingly by family. Dorothy grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba and graduated as a Registered Dietitian from the University of Manitoba before heading west to Kamloops, BC. Dorothy married Frederick L. Banham (predeceased 1929-2008) and together they settled and raised a family of five in Summerland, BC (Trout Creek, 1965-2009). Dorothy will be greatly missed by her five children and their spouses: Fred Banham (Brenda) of Sicamous BC, Cheryl Bawtree of Salmon Arm BC, Dave Banham (Shelley) of Vanderhoof BC, Geoff Banham (Faye) of Edmonton AB, and Jane Banham (John) of Vancouver BC. She will be missed by her nine grandchildren known as ‘Grandma’ and five great grandchildren known as ‘GG’. Dorothy was a special lady and she will be remembered for her love of people, especially children, her sense of humor and her laugh. She took with her wonderful memories of family, friends and travel.

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