Vivian Mathilda Floen

Vivian Mathilda Floen

Vivian Mathilda Floen

(nee Crantz)

August 30, 1921 – September 18, 2014

Vivian Mathilda Floen died in Cumberland Health Centre on September 18, 2014 at the age of 93.

She was predeceased by her husband, Benny Arnold and daughter Karen Janet.

Vivian will be missed by her 4 daughters, Dianne (John Harkins), Gail (Ron Rique), Sandra (Rick Wadland) and Sharon (Gerry DeVries), 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Vivian was born on August 30,1921 in Erickson, Manitoba and raised on a farm in Northern Alberta. It was there she met Ben, they married on June 5, 1942.

In 1962, the family moved to Cumberland where they owned the Red and White grocery store. Ben and Vivian moved to Victoria, but returned to Cumberland after several years to renovate the family home. Vivian enjoyed music, singing, needle work, reading and took pride in her children and grandchildren.

We will all miss her.

Our family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the Cumberland Health Centre for their care of our mother. They treated her with respect and love and we will be forever grateful.

Vivian has requested a private family gathering. In lieu of flowers our family gratefully requests donations to the Cumberland Health Centre, 2696 Windermere Ave, Cumberland, B.C V0R 1S0.

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