1908 — 2004

Blanche (nee Sumpton)

Millar, born in Dauphin,

Manitoba on July 30, 1908,

passed away peacefully at the

Bulkley Lodge in Smithers, on

August 16, 2004. Blanche

moved to Ontario at age four,

growing up on a farm near

Hanover. She married Craig

Millar in 1944, and they moved

to Smithers in 1946. She was

an active member of the

Anglican Church and the

Rebekah Lodge.

Blanche was predeceased

by husband Craig in 1988 and

granddaughter Raelene in

1999. She is survived by sons:

Craig (and Margot) Millar, Axie

(and Teresa) Millar, and

daughter: Ruth Millar (and

Dave Helkenberg), and

grandchildren: Robert, Michael

and Matthew Millar; Jordan,

Devon, Adam, and Lucas

Millar; and Becky and Rachel

Helkenberg. The family is

sincerely thankful to the

wonderful staff of the Bulkley

Lodge, where Blanche lived

for the past eleven years.

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