June 9, 1932 – October 15, 2018
It is with sadness to announce the passing of Lilly (Edna) Reibin at her residence on October 15, 2018.
Born in Lumbreck,Alberta on June 9, 1932 to parents John & Rose Szczerba, while still a small child they moved to the Kootenays(Taghum area) where she resided till her passing.
She had a passion for cooking and baking and will be remembered for her delicious borscht and fresh baked bread and pastries. She had a super green thumb with a garden that fed her family all winter. Her hobbies included sewing (at one time all her clothes as well as her children’s), knitting,various crafts and especially enjoyed reading (most any subject).
Married in 1951 to Peter W. Reibin, they had 4 children. She is survived by daughter (Linda), Medicine Hat, sons (Terry-Lund B.C.) Randy(Keisha)-Philippines, (Leonard – Nelson), Grandson – Lance (Deanne) & 4 great grandsons as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Lilly has been pre-deceased by her parents, husband Peter, sisters – Anne,Mary, Kay & Francis, brothers – Mike and Paul and former husband Danny Haigh.
Special thanks to friends for your kind words of condolences and support and the help provided by the Thompson Funeral Home.
Cremation has taken place with a family memorial at a later date.