Effie Louise Mudie died peacefully on Thursday,

May 2, 2013. Effie is survived by her loving daughters Dolores Gooliaff and Maureen van Leur, both of Kelowna. Also 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Effie is predeceased by her loving husband Mickey, her son Ted, daughter Penny and granddaughter Trisha.

Effie was born on October 4, 1918 in Grand Forks, B.C. She married Mickey on January 23, 1939. Effie was a devoted wife, mother, daughter and sister. Effie loved visiting with family and friends. Effie enjoyed sewing, knitting, crossword puzzles and was known to always have a book nearby. Her sharp memory was evident right to the end – the day before Effie died, she identified numerous people in pictures she hadn’t seen for almost 60 years. Effie was a Rebeccah Lodge member for many years. Effie and Mickey moved to Kelowna in 1971.

Inurnment of Mrs. Mudie’s cremains will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grand Forks Cemetery, followed by a gathering of family and friends at the Grand Forks Royal Canadian Legion. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com, clicking on stories and typing in Effie Mudie. Arrangements entrusted with

First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299

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