Helen went home to be with the Lord, June 7, 2013. She has spent the past two and a half years in Ashcroft, close to her daughters. Helen was born in Warman, Saskatchewan on January 17, 1929, the fourth child of Isaak and Susanna Fehr’s 13 children. She met and married Tom Sheppard in Melfort, SK in 1948. They came to British Columbia in 1950, where Tom worked in the mining industry. They travelled around the province, finally settling in Greenwood. It was there that they raised their family. In 1976 they moved to Ashcroft where they resided until Tom retired. At that time they moved to Princeton. In 2011 Helen moved back to Ashcroft. Helen will be lovingly missed by her children: William (Linda), Susan (Gord), Wesley (Rachel), Pat (Linda) and Sandra (Roy), 14 grandchildren,
22 3/4 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, 2 sisters; Tena and Mary and their families, numerous nieces and nephews and many others who called her Grandma and friend. Sadly, she was predeceased by her husband Tom in July, 2008.
A Funeral Service was held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 14th, 2013 at St. Columba United Church in Greenwood, British Columbia, officiated by Pastor John Siemens. Interment followed in the Greenwood Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family care of www.HansonsFuneral.ca