Marie May (Ilah) Hunt Welch Jackson passed away peacefully June 20, 2003 at 5 p.m. in Williams Lake, B.C. at age 81.
She leaves to mourn her best buddy, husband Arthur Jackson.
She also leaves to mourn six children Doreen (Charles) Balicki of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; Darlene (Douglas) Nielsen of Lethbridge, Alberta; Garry (Fern) Welch of Grouard, Alberta; Fred (Jean) Welch of Williams Lake; Leslie Welch and Calvin Welch of Nampa, Alberta.
She leaves 23 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She also leaves one sister Evelyn Fjeld of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; and four brothers Floyd (Annie) Hunt of Birch Hill, Saskatchewan; Vern (Eileen) Hunt of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Stanley (Linda) Hunt of Birch Hills Saskatchewan; Lester (Joyce) Hunt of Vernon, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was predeceased by her mother and father Charles and Ovidia Hunt; two sisters and their husbands Elva and Oscar Sundbo, and Mirrel and Rieder Sundbo, and one brother-in-law Andrew Fjeld.
A private family memorial was held on June 22, 2003 in Williams Lake. A service will also be held August 2, 2003 in Grouard, Alberta.
A graveside service will be held August 5, 2003 at 2 p.m. at the Lake Park Cemetery in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan.