Caroline Charlotte Koban (nee Peirson)was born in Urmston, England on November 22, 1961 and passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on June 16, 2015 in Trail, BC.
She is predeceased by her parents, Tom and Rosemarie and her sister Christine.
She is survived by her husband, Wolfgang, children, Kristen, Emily and Nicholas and sisters Jennifer Fink, Jill Jones and Helen Bobbitt.
Caroline worked for the credit unions in both Rossland and Trail for 15 years. She was an active member of the community who was kind, thoughtful and caring. She had a gift for being able to talk to anyone about anything and loved to meet new people. She enjoyed gardening, baking, arts and crafts, skiing, hiking, taking long leisurely walks, travelling and learning new things through the internet and home and garden shows. Raising her children to become successful adults was very important to her, and she was proud to watch them grow.
A Celebration of Caroline’s Life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church in Rossland on Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 11:00am. This will not be a formal church service; Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the service. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at www.myalternatives.ca
As an expression of sympathy, donations made in her honour to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.