Marilyn (Lynn) Maude Anne Williams (Nee Cottreal)
August 27, 1936 – August 21, 2012Marilyn (Lynn) Williams passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the age of 75 years.
A funeral service was held from the Golden Baptist Church on Monday afternoon, August 27th with Mr. Russell Kloosterhuis officiating. Interment followed in the family plot of the Golden Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Robson, Bill Williams, Jonathan Larwill, Charles Poland, Nick Exley and Jade Larwill.
Lynn was born in Orillia, Ontario on August 27, 1936 to Sterns and Laura Cottreal. She moved to Chase BC in 1953 where she met the love of her life, Bill. After one date he asked her to marry him and 4 days before her 18th birthday they were married in the Anglican Church in Chase. Lynn was a longtime resident of Golden having moved here with her family in 1963.
She loved the Lord with all her heart and soul and was a mighty prayer warrior. Lynn had an open door to all who needed her and their secrets were always safe with her.
Lynn enjoyed reading her Bible, gardening, cooking, baking and canning. She lived for her family and would do anything for them. She was a Mama Bear if anything was about to hurt her kids!
Lynn is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Bill. Her son Bob (Vivian) and daughter Sandra (Ron Johnston.); grandchildren Kimberley (Charlie), Bill (Michele), Charles and Brenda (Nick); great grandchildren, Sydnie, Elijah, Mason and Keegan and her brother Roger as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and grandson Steven.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Lynn’s obituary at hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Golden Baptist Church Children’s Fund, 1343 Pine Drive, Golden, B.C. V0A 1H1
Arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden