Betty MAINS

Betty MAINS

Betty Lou Mains (Ganske). December 5, 1937 – April 26, 2011. It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, and nana Betty-Lou. Betty the youngest of a family of nine was born in Dominion City, Manitoba to Fred & Emilie Ganske on December 5th 1937. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, George, daughters Cindy (Roy), Sandra (Greg), grandchildren Selina, and Ian, sister Eleanor and many nieces and nephews. Betty and George moved the family from Wpg. to BC in 1968 first living in Langley then moving to Aldergrove, settling on the farm in 1978 she had a natural gift for raising and caring for many types of pets and farm animals. Betty was very active as a volunteer and involved in community events. She was involved with the Girl Guides starting as a leader and ending up as commissioner of the district, she loved the outdoor activities taking the girls camping, hiking and a group to Mexico. She managed the Coghlin Hall in excessive of 30 years, organizing many community dances, she was a member of the Rabbit Association ending up as it president. Betty enjoyed watching the many birds that call her Magnolia Tree home, she enjoyed gardening, tending to her roses and many flower beds. In keeping with Betty’s request, there will be no memorial service however, the family will be having a Celebration of life at the family farm in the near future. The family would like to thank Dr. Wong and all the medical personal for the outstanding level of care she received.


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