VIOLET BARBARA (nee Lehman)
Violet joined her Lord on February 27, 2008 at 88 years of age. She is survived by her devoted husband, Eldon Boettger of North Langley, son Paul (Kathy) of Minneapolis, MN, daughter Judy Shantz of Calgary, AB, and Arlene (Rodney) Schafer of Ferndale, WA., and four grandchildren, Dennis (Katie), Amanda, Alisha and Carrie; sister Phyllis (John) Knoll of Caistor Centor, Ontario, brother Herbert (Helen) Lehman of Toronto, ON and their families. Violet was born in Toronto, ON on November 14, 1919. She married her husband of 60 years November 29, 1947 while serving their Lord for 21 years in Nigeria, West Africa. After retiring from the mission field in 1967, she and Eldon lived for 12 years in Ontario before moving to Sicamous, BC where they lived for 25 years. In 2000 they moved to Walnut Grove, Langley, BC. She was endeared by all who knew her and particularly remembered for her beautiful voice and God given piano playing abilities. Violet was pre- deceased by her loving parents George & Katie Lehman and sisters; Irene (Harold) McKinney, Lenora (Orville) Glauser, Dorothy (Tom) McMullen, Hazel (Reg) Howe and nephews and nieces Bruce, Fern, Nancy Mae, Louise and Keith. The family wishes to thank Dr. M. Adamson and the staff of the Langley Hospice for the loving and gentle care given Violet during the last weeks of her life. In lieu of flowers give to your charity of choice or Langley Hospice, 20088 40A Ave., Langley BC V3A 2Y6. Friends & family are invited to the celebration of Violet’s life on Saturday, March 1st, 2008 at Cloverdale Baptist Church at 3:00pm 18685 – 64th Ave., Surrey, BC.