SONIA Willson


Sonia Willson, daughter of Katherine Berg, mother of Graeme Willson and Jim Willson (wife Jody), grandmother of James and Julia, sister of Richard Berg, and friend of many in Grand Forks and the Abbotsford area, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2010, at Trail Hospital.Sonia was born in the Lower Mainland and shortly after marriage to her late husband Jim Willson, went into partnership with her mother to create one of the first drive-in restaurants off the old Trans Canada Highway. It was called the Snack Shack. From there Sonia went into real estate. She arrived in Grand Forks in the 1990’s and with son Graeme and mother Katherine, who has been a long time resident of Grand Forks, invested in, designed, built and operated Golden Heights as a gourmet restaurant and bed and breakfast.A visitation and celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Seniors Hall. Bring your memories, your stories and your creativity to celebrate Sonia’s life.

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