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HALBERT, Margaret Joyce

July 28, 1937 — February 27, 2021

Margaret Joyce Halbert, 83, of Lake Country, BC passed away peacefully on February 27, 2021, in her residence at Lake Country Lodge with family at her side. Margaret was born in Armley, Saskatchewan to Bruce and Margaret Bell on July 28, 1937.

Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her three children: son Dale (Bev) Campbell of Fernie, BC and twin daughters Dianne (David) Kneesch of Lake Country, BC and Donna (Kenneth) Kneesch of Lake Country, BC; loving grandchildren: Leah (Philip) Oyortey, Keith (Brynn) Campbell, Sherri (Jeremy) Kofoed, Kalvin (Jessica) Kneesch, Shauna (Cameron) Ferbey, Lisa (Robert) Grieve, Darryl (Annette) Kneesch, and Alan (Kaylee) Kneesch; and 18 great-grandchildren. Her memory will also be cherished by her sisters Lois (John) O’Regan of Melbourne, Australia and Sylvia Stewart of Kelowna, BC; brothers-in-law Roger (Ruth) Erickson of Kelowna, BC and Bill Stewart of Kelowna, BC; as well as by nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Margaret was predeceased by her first husband Harvey Campbell, the father of their children; her husband Robert Halbert; her sister Marion Erickson; and her parents Bruce and Margaret Bell.

At the young age of 15, Mom chose to serve God, a choice to which she was true until the end of her days.

Mom was a friend to many. Her home was open to all, young and old.

A Funeral Service will be held with Leanne Lewis and Dana Barclay officiating, burial will follow at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.  All are welcome to pay their respects by joining online via Livestream on March 5, 2021 at 10:00 am. A recording will be available shortly thereafter (see below).

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