Gwendolyn Norma Zank ‘Gwen’ passed away peacefully on Feb. 22 in Smithers, B.C. at the age of 85 years.
Gwen was born on Nov. 5, 1929 in Nipawin, Sask., where she was raised by her mother Daisy. She met the love of her life, Jerry Zank and they were married in 1949 and went on to raise four children. They later moved to B.C. where she spent many years in the Hazeltons, teaching school. After retirement they moved to Terrace until six months ago, when they moved to Smithers to be closer to family.
Gwen will by sadly missed by her loving husband Jerry; children Donna (Jake) Martens, Bob Czank, Darcy Heroux (Carl Degerness) and Rick Zank; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and sister, Vera Larson.
A Funeral Mass for Gwen was held in St. Joseph’s Church on Feb. 27, 2015. She was laid to rest in the Smithers Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered at
R.A. Schrader Funeral Services