Hazel McKenzie died peacefully on October 31, 2012. She is survived by her daughter Jean Christian, son Ross McKenzie, daughter-in-law, Sandy McKenzie and their families.
Hazel was born August 6, 1915 in Rocanville, Saskatchewan and grew up as one of three children on a pioneer prairie farm. She trained as a nurse prior to World War II and practiced briefly before marrying Hugh McKenzie and starting a family.
Strong themes in Hazel’s long life were caring for family and people in need, laughing, dancing, and living life to its sparkling fullest. You are invited to a celebration of Hazel’s life on January 12, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Smithers United Church followed by potluck feast at 4166 8th Ave. Please call 250-847-1965 for details.