On the afternoon of Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Minnie Ashby passed away at the Joseph Creek Care Village in Cranbrook at the age of 88 years. Minnie was born in East Wymer, Norwich, England on June 22, 1927.

Minnie had several different vocations during her life those being a children’s nurse, a telephone operator and a clerk at Hudson’s Bay in Richmond, BC. Minnie was well known for her art work and beautiful knitting. She donated much of her knitting to the Women’s Auxiliary in Cranbrook. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. We all love you, Mom. Rest in peace.

Minnie leaves to cherish her memory her two daughters, Barbara Ashby (Erick) and Sandra Ashby (Debbie Dau). Also left are her grandchildren; Trevor (Jenna), Spencer (Rose) and Russell (Alyssa) and great grandchildren; Olivia, Alice, Chaelee and Ellie. Minnie is survived by one brother; George Banner. Minnie was predeceased by her beloved husband of 60 years, Peter, her brothers Charles, Hammond, David, William and Bert and sisters; Alice “Margaret”, Ethel “Beth”, Martha and Grace and her parents Charles and Alice Bessie (Hume) Banner.

At Minnie’s request, there will be no service.

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