Val met Winston Wolfenden while he was stationed in Dafoe, Sask. They were married in 1944, then returned to Brisco after the war where they lived until moving to Invermere in 2005.
Val is survied by her brother, Gus Gillis, four children Don (Patsy), Darlene (Jack), Kathleen (Dugan), and Alan. Ten grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren.
Val is predeceased by her parents Jacob&Thorum Gillis, husband Winston, one grandchild, one great grandchild, two brothers, and two sisters.
A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held June 7th 2014 at two o’clock at the Brisco Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of your choice.