Beloved Mother, born in White Rock, BC, Mom immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 12 and lived her life in Ferndale, graduating from FHS in 1941. She owned and operated the Mt. Baker Fireplace Shop since 1962, was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 9474 and M.O.C.A, loved the Seattle Mariners, and loved to travel. She was preceded in death by husband Dick Roddel, husband Bill Dobson, mother-in-law Winnie Roddel, mother-in-law Ula vey Hoffmeyer, parents Bill & Irene Krienke, and great-grandson Justin Sipple. She is survived by her children Joanne (Roddel) & Larry Mitchell, Rick (Marge) Roddel, Anita (Dobson) & Kevin Wilson, Lynn (Dobson) & Karl Lien, 7 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. You may share your thoughts and memories in our online guestbook.
Farewell Tribute Information
At moms request, no services will be held. Donations Information
With heartfelt thanks, any memorial donations in Gwens name may be made to Whatcom Hospice House, 2800 Douglas Ave, Bellingham, WA 98226 or to VFW National Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly Rd., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827.