Ruby May Vaupel

The family of Ruby Vaupel announce her peaceful passing at the age of 91, with family at her side, on January 25th at Dunrovin Park Lodge. 

Her life was well lived as a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt. 

Ruby’s loving spirit is survived by her Children, John (Margaret) Vaupel, Patricia Allen (Doug Aspinall) and Garth (Shauna) Vaupel, her Granchildren, Jennifer (Warren) Smith, Robyn (Don) Cassidy), Karen Allen, Garret (Elizabeth) Vaupel, James (Brittany) Vaupel and Laurel Petty (Jeri Powell) and her Great Grandchildren, Ruxton & Ambry Smith, Avery & Grace Cassidy, Ryan Vaupel and Emily & Julia Powell. 

Her brother Kirby (Darlyne) Woodhouse, sister Blanch (Ken) Stagg, sister-in-laws Irene Woodhouse, Fern Woodhouse and her brother-in-law Dane Jensen. Cherished yet are many nieces and nephews.

Ruby was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Jack Vaupel, her parents Rosa & Richard Woodhouse, her daugher Dianne Petty, her granddaughter Megan Vaupel, as well as brothers James and Gordon Woodhouse and sister Dorothy Jensen. 

Ruby, the third child of Rosa & Richard Woodhouse of Prince Albert, Sask., enlisted in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps CWAC. Stationed in Vancouver, she married Jack Vaupel. 

Long time residents of Quesnel, the family raised four children and watched the next two generations grow. 

The couple enjoyed frequent travels in Western Canada and onto Mexico and Hawaii. 

Ruby treasured her family. The addition of 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren was a precious delight of whom Nana loved each dearly. 

Much gratitude is extended to Dunrovin Park Lodge for the care and enjoyment our Mother received. 

Memorial Service to be held on Sunday, April 1st at 1:00 p.m. at Clayton’s Event Hall.


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