Ronnlund, Patricia Valmai (nee Hewlett), born in Auckland, New Zealand, January 20, 1931. Passed away in Nanaimo peacefully in her sleep August 12, 2002. The oldest of six children born to Leslie and Alice. Predeceased by her parents, her brother George, granddaughter Lyn, husband Paul. She is survived by son Noel, daughter-in-law Moira in Australia, son Leslie, daughter-in-law Colleen, grandchildren: Lisa, Jon, Timmy and Caitlyn of Nanaimo, son Eric, grandchildren Kristin of Nanaimo and Jenna of Kitimat. She was a loving caring Mother, Grandmother, Nana, Aunt, Sister and especially friend. She touched the hearts of all who knew her. She also leaves behind sisters: Jean, Lesley and Diane and brother Colin and their families, sister-in-law Ingabritt and her three children in Sweden. Her family extends around the world from Nanaimo, Vancouver, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden. Sadly missed but will always lovingly be remembered. She fought bravely for five years various types of cancer. She never gave up hope. No service by request.