Ilene Joyce Kilback

Born September 29, 1936. Passed away Saturday, November 26, 2011, at the age of 75 after a brave struggle with breast and bone cancer. Joyce leaves to mourn her loving family; husband of 44 years, Morgen, daughters Jennifer (Kevin) and Hileray (Tod), grandchildren, Mikaala, Aidan, Jordan, Meghan, Paisley and Mekhi, brother Cliff, sister Joan (Ivan), Uncle Eddie and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her cherished sisters of her sorority group, Beta Sigma Phi, of which she was a long-standing member.

Joyce spent her early pre-married life as an elementary school teacher. She loved gardening, fishing, sewing, cooking trivia, birds, kitty cats and being a wife, mother and grandmother.

A special thank you to the wonderful nurses at NRGH Palliative Care Ward.

A Memorial Service was held Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1720 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, on Joyce’s behalf, to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care Ward, or the Nanaimo branch of SPCA.

First Memorial Funeral Services

(250) 754-8333

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