Ganzeveld, Hazel Mary

On Wednesday July 2 2014, Hazel Mary Ganzeveld, beloved mother of Jack (Rose) Ganzeveld, Dave Ganzeveld and Pat (Ron) Mayne passed away under the loving care of the administration and entire staff of Dr. Andrew Extended Care Pavilion in Summerland BC at the age of 96 years. Besides her loving children, Mrs. Ganzeveld is survived by her sister Emily Severson of Quesnel BC; 6 grandsons; Jay (Margie) Ganzeveld of Oliver BC, Michael (Melissa) Ganzeveld of Trail BC, Don Ganzeveld of Summerland BC, Kyle Ganzeveld of Penticton BC, Darren (Michelle) Mayne of Fort Saskatchewan AB, Jake Ganzeveld of Victoria BC, 2 granddaughters ; Pam Mayne of Penticton BC, Holly (Jeff) Benner of Calgary AB, 6 great grandsons; 6 great granddaughters and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Hazel was predeceased by her husband Jake Ganzeveld (1987), her son Don Ganzeveld (1970), her twins Eleanor and Edward (1942), her grandsons Shawn (1985) and Guy (1988) and 4 brothers. Hazel was born in Galahad AB in 1917. In 1937 she married Jake and they farmed grain crops in the Buffalo Lakes area of Alberta. Jake and Hazel moved to Summerland in 1946 where they purchased and farmed their 10 acre orchard on Logie Road for 26 years. Hazel was very active in the Royal Purple and Rebekah Lodges. She loved to knit and sew and was an avid curler and bowler for many years. A Celebration of Hazel’s life will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM from the Summerland United Church, 13204 Henry Avenue, Summerland BC with Reverend Armand Houle officiating. Interment will follow in Peach Orchard Cemetery, Summerland BC. Donations may be made in Hazel’s honour to Dr. Andrew Pavilion, the Alzheimer’s Society or to Parkinson’s Society.

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