ALDENE MARIE passed away peacefully after a short illness at Vancouver General Hospital on June 13, 2004 at the age of 63. Survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Boyd and six children: Georgeana (Greg) Melnychuk, grandchildren: Jeffri, Jamie; Robert (Ruth) Wickum, grandchildren: Robert-Lee, Alisa, Nacole; Darldene (Brian) Becker, grandchildren: Marshall, Jennifer, Brittney; Ken (Kathy) Wickum, grandchildren: Krista, Rebecca, Emily; Neil Wickum, grandchildren: Kodi, Laural, Kara; Russel Wickum. Aldene was born August 16, 1940 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She was the 2nd of 12 children born to William and Mildred Watson. Aldene moved to Canada in August of 1943 to Burns Lake, BC. Aldene moved to Prince George in 1958. Aldene’s family and friends will greatly miss her love of entertaining, her joy of gardening. She will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 18, 2004 at 1:00 pm from Assman’s Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mike Farmer officiating. Interment to follow in the Prince George Cemetery.