Claudia Wisted

Claudia Wisted

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Claudia Marie Wisted (LaFace), born November 24, 1940 in Rossland, BC. She passed away with her family by her side on February 4, 2017.

Claudia worked for Inland Natural Gas/BC Gas for over 35 years as a customer service clerk.

Claudia was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed the company of her family and friends and Christmas was her favorite time of year.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years Ronald J. Wisted, daughter Tracy (Craig), son Troy (Lisa), grandchildren; Shane (Katy), Aaron (Rebekah), Laurissa and Mathew and two great-grandchildren Cameron and Ava. She is also survived by her brother Larry LaFace (Connie) and their four children; Tammy, Linda, Brenda, Rachelle, and their families as well as her sister-in-law Sydney Priore (Larry), children Dean and Brad and family.

Claudia is preceded by her father Robert LaFace and mother Bertha LaFace.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Foundation at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at

We would like to express great thanks to Dr. Stanley and his staff. Also, great thanks to Dr. Scotland and his staff. We would also like to express our deepest gratitude to all the staff at Kootenay Boundary Hospital on the nursing floors who took such great care of her.

Al Gywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at

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