Jennifer Gylander (Peterson)

Jennifer Gylander (Peterson)

died suddenly at her residence in Golden on Tuesday, May 6th, 2008 at the age of 25 years. A Funeral Service was held at the Golden Civic Center on Saturday, May 10th with Pastor Joe Rioux officiating. Interment followed in the family plot of the Golden Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Brad Dunphy, Jamie Phillips, Chad Gylander, Clayton Gylander, Tyler Stark and Chris Tonnellier.

Jenny was born in Vernon, B.C. on August 14, 1982 and had been a resident of Golden since 1987. She enjoyed sports of all kinds and the simple things in life. Jenny especially loved caring for children. She was very outgoing and friendly with an expressive beautiful smile. The love of Jenny’s life was her son Sebastian.

Jenny was predeceased by her spouse, Karsten Suckau on July 10, 2005. She is survived by her son Sebastian, parents: Dona & Greg Gylander of Golden and Bob Peterson of Enderby; step brothers: Clayton Gylander of Edmonton and Chad Gylander of Edson, Alberta; step sister Carla (Dean) Konchakowski of Edson and their children Morgan and Jordon; half brother Tyler Peterson of Enderby as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and a number of good friends.

Arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Golden Family Center Drug Program, P.O. Box 415, Golden, B.C. V0A 1H0, in memory of Jenny.