Julia Ann Griffin

Julia Ann Griffin

September 17, 2018
Julia Ann (Witsten) Griffin, passed away quietly in her sleep at Cowichan Valley District Hospital, Duncan BC on 17 Sept. 2018, after a lengthy illness.

Julia was born to Christian and Josefine Witsten, July 1925, Rimbey AB.

She was raised by Foster parents, John and Catherine Odenbach, from the time she was 6 Months old until she left home at 16, to work in Calgary. John and Catherine were early homesteaders and longtime residents of Rimbey.

Julia is survived by her husband, Bob, a resident of a long-term care home, three children; Katherina of Edmonton AB, Warren of Kamloops BC and Janice of Vernon BC., two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Julia was pre-deceased by her brothers Lorance 1960 and John 1969, her Foster parents John 1966 and Catherine 1973; and her natural parents Christian 1977 and Josefine 1983.

There was no funeral at her request and she was cremated and buried at Royal Oak Cemetery, Victoria, BC.

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