Wilma Peltier of Kamloops passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 71 years of age. She is survived by her loving husband Dick, son Dale (Heather) Peltier and daughter Sherry (Keith) Jaffray, all of Kamloops, grandchildren Tyson and Marlee, her mother Lucile Otterstatter of Calgary, brother Bill (Penny) Swagar of Calgary, sister Lisa (Jack) Wilson of Courtenay, and nieces Colleen (Saun), Ina (Dave), Kaitlyn (Brenton) and Danielle (Rollie). She was predeceased by her Dad, William Swagar.
Wilma was born in Calgary on July 12, 1946. She graduated from Calgary General Hospital Nursing School in 1967 and married her sweetheart the same year. Wilma and Dick moved to Kamloops in 1971 and Wilma started working at Ponderosa almost from her first day here. She retired in 2008 and they spent their retirement as avid travellers. She spent countless hours in her flower garden and enjoyed playing bridge and going to exercise classes with her friends.
Wilma had a special bond with her grandson and granddaughter.
She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to Dr. D. Williamson in emergency and the special nurses on 3 West. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in Wilma’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, 214 – 141 Victoria Street,, Kamloops, BC V2C 1Z5.