Beryl Geppert

GEPPERT – Beryl, passed away peacefully on Feb 28, 2008 at Laurel Lodge, Courtenay. Survived by her son Donald and wife Mary of London, Ontario. Pre-deceased by her husband Walter, father Wakefield and mother Bertha. Born in Lethbridge, Alberta in 1916. Beryl received her Nursing Diploma with honors from Medicine Hat General Hospital in 1944. She married Walter John Geppert on Feb 16, 1946 in Vancouver, BC and was mother and homemaker until Walter’s retirement in 1974. They moved to their home on Hornby Island in 1975. Beryl was active in the Anglican Church, Vancouver Lapidary Club and a charter member of the Hornby New Horizons Society where she provided the distinctive service of maintaining the Hornby Island Phone Book for many years. Beryl lived comfortably at Laurel Lodge for the past year. A Memorial Service will be held on Hornby Island in the summer of 2008 with the date TBA.