Colleen Dixon

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother and grandmother, Colleen Elsie Dixon on July 27, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Colleen was born on November 17, 1936 in Rossland, BC. She is survived by her daughters Karen Honeyman (Robert), Sherry Dixon (John Madelung), her sons Bob (Sandra), and Butch (Robin). Mom’s life was greatly enriched by her grandchildren; Haley, Sydney, Lucas, Tyler, Ryan, Tayler, Avery and Mason. Colleen is also survived by her brother Stan (Kathy) Bowcock, and sister Betty (Rolf) Hoefer. Colleen was pre deceased by her loving husband of 52 years; Robert (Bob) Dixon, her parents Stan and Mildred Bowcock and her sisters; Lynn and Roberta.In Mom’s earlier years she was very involved in the local Scouting and Girl Guide movements including the organization and implementation of the “Warfield Beavers”. She worked many years as the personnel manager at Woolco, and gained many life long friends while employed there. She spent 50 years at Christina Lake with her family and friends. Colleen loved her family; they were her life. She had a smile that would light up the room and a heart as pure as gold. She was the light of our family and will be missed every minute of every day! The family would like to thank Dr. Benzer and the staff at Poplar Ridge for the care and compassion they gave to Mom this past year. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 11:00 am at the St. Andrew’s United Church in Rossland, BC. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Colleen’s memory may be made to the SPCA, 7700 3B Hwy, Trail, BC V1R 4X2. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence on the family’s online register www.myalternatives.ca.


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