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ADAMS, Bessalice Margaret

October 22, 1928 — February 26, 2018

Bessaice Margaret Adams passed away on February 26, 2018 at the age of 89. She is survived by her loving family: daughters Peggy (Jack) Gares of Kelowna, BC, Wendy (Murray) Setter of Winnipeg, MB; son Blaine (Karen) Adams of Calgary, AB; grandchildren: Timothy Gares, Matthew Gares, Lanna Setter, Taniel Unger, Ashley Adams, Lindsay Mack, Alexis Adams, Isabella Adams; as well as 10 great grandchildren; a niece and 2 nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Doris McKenzie; brother Harry McKenzie; sister Doris Maskell and husband Art Adams.

Bessalice Margaret Adams was born in Fenwood, Saskatchewan on October 22, 1928.There she lived with her parents Robert and Doris McKenzie and her brother, Harry and sister, Doris. Bessie moved to Melville, Saskatchewan in 1943.  She worked at Swifts and the St. Paul’s Lutheran home.

Bessie belonged to many groups such as Rebecca’s, U.C.W. group, Sewing circle, and taught Sunday School at the First United Church. She enjoyed her social activities, like dancing, bowling, cross country skiing, hockey games and walking with her friends.

Bessie met her husband, Arthur Adams at Swifts, and got married on June 25th, 1947.  They both enjoyed their retirement years together at their cabin at Crooked Lake, Quappelle Valley. She moved to Kelowna, B.C. in 1999. She belonged to the New Comers Group, U.C.W. at Rutland United Church, and also the C.N.R. Group.

Bessie enjoyed life and enjoyed many conversations with family and friends.  She enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mom you will be missed deeply by everyone in your life.  The kindness, thoughtfulness and love you gave to your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends will remain in our hearts forever.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Rutland United Church, 927 Montcalm Drive, Kelowna, BC with Reverend Rick Potter. Interment to follow in Melville, SK at a later date.

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The service for ADAMS, Bessalice Margaret is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Rutland United Church

927 Montcalm Drive Kelowna, BC


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