From the loving arms of her family, into the loving arms of Jesus. Our beloved Mom went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday November 23, 2019
Mrs. Mildred Doreen Potvin (Johnson) beloved wife of the late Robert Potvin was born June 30, 1935. In 1950 Doreen met the love of her life, Robert, and was married July 16, 1954 and enjoyed 51 wonderful years together.
She is the loving mother of Shan (Ed) Pruett, Carol (Charlie) Nordquist, LaReine (Dan) Risling, Robert (Dianne) Potvin, Janice Hubbard (George), Ross (Kerri) Potvin, Rick (Karen) Potvin. She had 26 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Brothers George (Barbara) Wilson and Bill (Rose) Johnson. Sister-in-laws Janet Johnson, Laura Johnson and Mary Potvin. Along with many relatives throughout Canada, United States and England.
She is predeceased by her parents, Sidney and Dora Johnson, sister Lillian Allen, brothers Joseph, Ron, Frank Johnson and Bob Wilson, sister-in-law Eva Wilson, brother-in-law Arthur Potvin, daughter Linda Russell and grandson Stephen Nordquist.
After working for over 40 years at Woolworth’s Department Store, Mom retired and enjoyed camping and travelling with Robert and family. She was a fantastic cook and baker and her Christmas specials will be greatly missed.
Doreen was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and granny to all who knew her. She also had a lot of love for her little four-legged friend Lola.
Family would like to thank Dr. Leam and staff of the second floor of Good Samaritans West for their love and care for Mom.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Via Church Lethbridge, 2820 18 Ave. N, Lethbridge.
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