Anne was born September 5, 1932, and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 14, 2010, in Grand Forks’ Boundary Hospital at the age of 78.
She is predeceased by her parents, Nellie and Nick Sofonoff; her brothers, George and John Sofonoff; her brother-in-law, Gunter Zacharias; and her sister-in-law, Jane Sofonoff.
She is lovingly survived by her husband, William; daughter, Gail (Theo) Koehle; son, Robert (Carol) Woykin; sisters: Hazel (Johnnie) Dergousoff, Lucy Zacharias and Elsie; her sister-in-law, Stella; auntie Polly; and her beloved grandchildren:
Rachelle, Lindsay, Kevin Woykin, Jeremy, Lily and Lana Koehle; and also numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
Anne loved her family, especially her grandchildren, which she lovingly called her “half a dozen”. She spent many happy times with her family fishing, camping and enjoying the outdoors.
The funeral service was held on December 17, 2010, with the burial taking place at the Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pines Bible Camp, 10005 North Fork Road, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H8 would be appreciated.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Baker family of Grand Forks Funeral Home.