HOLST, Evelyn Anna Martha
Passed away in Comox, British Columbia on September 22nd, 2011. She was predeceased by her father Ole Edin in 1973, her mother Agnes Edin (Hoybak) in 1997, brother Milton Edin in 1996, nephew Kenneth Edin in 1982, son Richard Holst in 1985 and husband Clifford Holst in 2004.
Evelyn is survived and will be greatly missed by her daughters Heather Lewis and Sandra Eden, both of Comox, daughter-in-law Denise Holst of Courtenay, her grandchildren; Pamela Bortoletto, Contessa Holst, Travis Holst, Kent Holst, Jason Lewis, Willa Eden and Fairen Eden, great grandchildren Richard, Shane and Branden, nieces and nephews; Janice (Ian) Dods and Gregory Edin (Linda) of Chilliwack, as well as numerous aunts and uncles.
Evelyn was a fiercely independent woman whose strong faith, wisdom, humor and will were the pillars that defined her character. She was charismatic and kind, witty, loved a good joke and was well loved by everyone because she loved everyone well.
A funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. from Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay, B.C..
Donations in Evelyn’s memory made to the D’Esterre Senior Citizen’s Housing Society, 1584 Balmoral Ave., Comox, B.C. would be appreciated