Dorothy Anne Schweitzer

Dorothy Anne Schweitzer was born May 9, 1944 to George and Gwen Jameson in Crawford Bay, B.C. Anne was the youngest child in her family. Anne’s brothers are William, Reg, and Syd and her sisters are Ivy and Ruth. Anne loved Crawford Bay and enjoyed ice skating, swimming and fishing as she was growing up. Anne enjoyed school and had many good friends. She graduated from the Crawford Bay school in June 1963.

Anne married Arnold Schweitzer on August 26, 1972. They made their home in Blewett just outside of Nelson, BC. They had a small farm and enjoyed raising chickens, turkeys and cows. They had currently made their home in Salmo, BC.

Anne worked as a long term care aide at Willowhaven and then as a LPN at Mount Saint Francis Hospital for more than 25 years. She was loved by co workers and patients she cared for. Anne loved to care for people and at work she personalized this.

Anne was a devoted mother to Anita and Eric. As a family, they enjoyed many camping trips and travelling to visit friends and family in BC , Alberta, and Spokane.

Anne loved to cook, bake and have people over for dinner. Anne loved celebrating holidays and she was quick to invite people to join in who may not have family to be with. The kitchen table was often crowded with people but there was always room for one more.

Anne was an active and committed member at Bethel Christian Center in Nelson. She was a board member, helped with the youth group, and helped in the kitchen. She loved serving and caring for her church family. Her faith in Jesus was a vital part of her life. Her faith was seen in the gracious way she cared for so many people.

Anne was predeceased by her father, George Jameson; her mother, Gwen Dobie, her brothers William and Syd Jameson, and her sister, Ivy Jameson. Anne is survived by her husband Arnold Schweitzer, her children Eric (Charity) Schweitzer, Anita (Andrew) Thompson, Bob Schweitzer (Allison Hutchinson), Grant (Cindy) Schweitzer and Lorrina Paul; her brother, Reg (Sharon) Jameson, sister Ruth (Jack) Hacking and sister in laws, Helen Jameson and Ellen Jameson. She had 11 grandchildren and many loved nieces, nephews and families that she loved like family.

A memorial service is planned for Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Bethel Christian Center, 623 Gordon Road in Nelson, B.C at 2:00 pm. Pastor Ken Keber officiating. Refreshments following the service.


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