1928 – 2013
Emily Tugnum age 85 of Smithers, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at Bulkley Lodge.
She was born March 15, 1928 in Melville, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Conrad and Katherine Siewert.
Emily was a homemaker who was devoted to her family. She was a loving wife, a wonderful mother to many, and a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother, making a difference in every life that she touched.
Emily was predeceased by her parents, three brothers: Richard, Bill, Otto, and one sister Molly.
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years Hans Tugnum, six children: Barbara (Terry) Davis, Brenda Gardiner, Daryl Tugnum (Paula), Kenny (Cheryl) Johnson, Arthur Miller, Nicole Lindstrom; 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two brothers: Ed (Karen) Siewert, Alvin (Doris) Siewert, and one sister: Mary (Dan) Moores.
A private family service was held on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 in the Chapel of R.A. Schrader Funeral Home.
Burial followed in the Smithers Cemetery.
R.A. Schrader Funeral Services