In Loving Memory of
Effie Townsend (Creed), nee Traub
1922 – 2014
Effie Townsend passed away suddenly on December 7, 2014 at Overlander Care Facility, Kamloops, BC, at 92 years of age.
Born Effie Lorena Traub in Garrick, Saskatchewan, on September 30, 1922, Effie is survived by a large family, including her sons, Richard (Verna), Ken (Linda) and Charlie (Jeanie); daughters Milly and Tena; daughter-in-law Pat; 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. She also leaves behind brothers Will, Wes (Lorraine), Alvin (Betty) and Harry (Cindy); sisters-in-law Rose, Joyce and Pat, plus numerous nieces and nephews.
Effie was predeceased by her husband, Les Creed in 1959, son Ralph in 2007, sons-in-law Doug in 2006 and Wally in 2008, her brothers Dune in 2000 and Ed in 2008, sister Ollie in 2010 and sister-in-law Elsie in 2013.
In 1951, Effie followed her husband Les to Clearwater. Les passed away in 1959 and Effie carried on to raise her six children by herself. She was an extremely hard worker. Effie loved to have company and would feed anyone who came to visit.
There will be a graveside service for Effie Townsend at Riverview Cemetery, Clearwater, BC, at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 12, 2014. Mr. Lloyd Strickland, Minister will officiate. All are welcome to attend a luncheon for Effie, which will follow in the Banquet Room at the Wells Gray Inn. Arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Clearwater, BC, telephone 250-674-3030.