Lillian Mary Fern

Born August 24, 1924, arrived in Lake Cowichan in 1947, along with her husband James (Jim) and eldest son Kenneth. Leaving Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan to join her parents, then owners of Cedar Cabins, a fishing camp on Cowichan Lake. In 1949 son Donald was born. Lil dedicated her life to family, to community, her church, IODE and whichever organization she felt she could help. These endeavours won her Citizen of the Year. Lil was predeceased by her husband Jim in 1994. She spent many years working at the Overwaitea store in Lake Cowichan until it closed and then as a bookkeeper for Don at Lake Service Garage. Peacefully with family at her side, Lil passed away on July 19, 2015 just short of her 91st birthday, to join Jim and the many friends who preceded her. No service at mom’s request.