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Posted: Jun 29, 2010  10:34

Anna Bredy

February 23, 1914 - June 22, 2010


Anna Bredy passed away peacefully with her daughter, Joyce, by her side on June 22, 2010 at the Boundary Community Nursing Home in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 11:00 am Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating Pastor Dean Peterson and Larry Nelson, Organist Rae Anderson. She will be laid to rest in the Grandview Cemetery, Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Anna was born in Melville, Sask, Canada on February 23, 1914. She lived most of her life growing up in Laporte, Sask, where she met and married Edwin Bredy in 1932 and had 2 children, Joyce and Allan.

Anna had an adventurous life with her husband, Edwin who was a cat operator working summers in Sask, and winters in Yaak, BC from 1942 to 1947. From there they moved to different places in BC, Stewart, Cranbrook, Oliver, Abbotsford, Aldergove, and eventually they moved to Bellingham, WA in 1956 with son, Allan, where they became American Citizens in1962.

Anna loved this kink of life, in BC she worked in packing houses9FriutSheds) and laundry. Then in Bellingham she loved keeping other people's homes clean and tidy. Anna was very adapt with hammer and saw, started renovating older homes and selling them for a profit.

Anna was a great cook, loved cooking for family and friends, She also loved gardening, especially flowers. Her hobby was crossword puzzles. Anna was very devoted to her church, singing in the choir, working at quilting, altar Guild and all other church activities. They moved to Bonners ferry, Idaho in 1991.

Anna was predeceased by her parents, Henrietta Wagner and Henry Dietrich, husband Edwin, in 1994, son, Allan in 2003, 4 brothers and 1 sister and 3 great great-grandchildren Donna-Jean, Justin and Dayna.

She is survived by daughter Joyce Aubert and husband Ron in Salmon Arm, BC, sister Helen, 9 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 8 step-great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and 3 step great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Dr. Lucero and all the staff at Boundary Community Nursing Home for the special care and love they gave Anna for the last 9 years.

Family and friends are invited to sign Anna's book at Arrangement are entrusted to the care of Bonners Ferry Funeral Home.


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