ANDERSON, Lavaughn Edythe
Lavaughn “Lonnie” Anderson passed away peacefully on Saturday March 31, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Lonnie was predeceased by her parents Fred and Edith West, brothers Harold, Cecil and Bud West, sister Edith Latham, husband Doug Cook, son-in-law Pat Hickson, daughter Sabre Anderson, and great-granddaughter Hailey Frederickson.
Lonnie will be sadly missed by her daughter Delina Frederickson and son Jamie (Chelsea) Anderson, her grandchildren Shannon (Garry) Montgomery, Rick (Tammy) Frederickson, Connie (Sean) McGuire and Michelle (La-Hesh) Graham, numerous great-grandchildren, her brother Tom West, sister-in-law Anna West, first husband James Anderson and partner Doug Dunsmore, and son-in-law Brian Sandeman-Allen.
Lonnie was born in Hardisty AB on February 29, 1932 but spent much of her life on Vancouver Island. She was one of the first female bank managers for the CIBC and the first on Vancouver Island. Later in life Lonnie turned her hand to real estate before finally retiring. Lonnie was also a long time and active member of the Comox LA to the Royal Canadian Legion where she held many positions in the organization all the way up to the President of Pacific Command.
A memorial service and celebration of Lonnie’s life will be held on Saturday April 14, 2012 at the Comox Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion at 11am.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Joseph’s General Hospital Foundation, 250-890-3046, would be appreciated.