Jean Tyerman

Jean Tyerman

Jean Tyerman (nee Ross)

June 10, 1929 ~ May 4, 2014

Surrounded by her family and held in their love, Jean was called home to join her beloved Roy on May 4, 2014 at the age of 84 years.

Jean was born to William and Myrtle Ross on June 10, 1929 in Abernethy, Saskatchewan where she received her education.

Jean married her dear Roy on April 30, 1948 and they moved from Saskatchewan to Creston in 1956, where Jean was employed at the Creston Valley Hospital for over 30 years.

Family was most dear to her heart and she loved her winters in sunny Arizona.

Jean was a member of the United Church Women and Choir, Erickson Hospital Auxiliary, Swan Valley Square Dancers, Swan Valley Figure Skating Club, and Creston Valley Golf Club. She was an avid supporter of fundraising for the new aquatic center. Jean loved gardening, fishing, camping, dancing, and sewing.

She was predeceased by husband Roy; sisters Evelyn and Isabelle; brothers Don and Lawrence; mother Myrtle; stepmother Mary; and father William Ross.

Jean will be dearly missed by her children Gwen (Glenn) Hartland, Ken (Loraine) Tyerman, Beverly (Tim) Waters; grandchildren Barry (Lucy) Rathgeber, Blaine (Kari) Rathgeber, Sam Siegl, Maddison Siegl, Devon Tyerman, Kieran Waters; great-grandchildren Bruce, Amy, Aurora, Cohen; sisters Bernice, Ruby and Hazel.

The Funeral Service was held at Trinity United Church on Saturday May 10 at 1:00 p.m. Interment followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution in Jean’s name may do so to Trinity United Church, Box 87, Creston, BC V0B 1G0.

The family would like to thank Swan Valley Lodge for the caring and compassionate care given to Jean during her time in their care.


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