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Christine Patricia Niemela

January 25, 1950 - June 1, 2017

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It is with an extremely sad and heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to a very strong and courageous woman. My Mother, Christine Patricia Niemela, at the age of 67. Christine lost a long and courageous battle with Kidney Disease, and sadly passed away on June 1st, 2017 in Abbotsford, BC.

She passed peacefully with the people that she cared about the most by her bedside.

Christine was born, Christine Patricia Clarke in London, England on January 25, 1950 to parents Herbert & Gladys Clarke. She had an extremely kind and caring heart and always took the time to be there for others in need, whenever possible, regardless of how she was feeling.

Christine was very strong willed and when she put her mind to doing something, nothing would stand in her way. She had accomplished so many great things in her short life with us, and has taught many of us who knew her well the true meaning of words like Brave, Strong, and Courageous.

She fought such an amazing fight for so many years and she never gave up. We are so proud of her for being so brave throughout it all.

Christine is survived by her two sons, Wayne & Marc, Daughter-In-Law Cabby, Brother Michael, and two sisters Joan & Pauline, other Family Members and close Friends.

We love you so much and our hearts are broken now that you are gone, but we know you are in a much better place. You will be deeply missed Christine, Rest in peace Mum. Your memories will live on with all of us. Until We Meet Again.

“God Gives the Toughest Battles to his Strongest Soldiers”
A private Memorial gathering will occur with Family & Friends at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation in her memory.

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Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Patricia McQuade
Relation: Friend

Goodbye dear friend, I miss you so much but I am happy that you do not have to struggle any more.

From: Christina Boulton
Relation: I was a very good friend and always enjoyed being in her company. I will miss her so much .

so very shocked and sorry about Chris’ passing. She will be very missed. She was a very good friend and will be missed by many. We had some very good times together and was a joy to know. Goodbye Chris and rest in peace, you will never be forgotten.

From: Christina Boulton
Relation: A very good friend

I am so sad to lose my long time friend. You will be missed greatly.

From: Jean & Geoff Hosking
Relation: Friend

Our Deepest Sympathy to all the Family.
We knew Chris from the British Club.
She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all of us
R.I.P.

From: Moira Daly
Relation: friend

Chris I miss you so much already. Thursday nights will not be the same without our marathon phone gab sessions. xo

From: Kathleen Wood and Sharon Raine
Relation: friends from the Brit Club.

So sorry to hear of Christine’s passing. We very much enjoyed chatting with her at the Brit Club lunches. We will miss her.

From: Graham Goodey
Relation: Cousin

Our Deepest Sympathy to all the family.rest in peace , cousin Christine Love Graham Rose Danny & Family

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