105 - Antonia Seidler Bolenback - Oliver, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 10.635 W 119° 34.236
11U E 312656 N 5450341
Quick Description: Antonia Seidler Bolenback gravestone is in the Oliver Cemetery located off Fairview Road and Rockcliffe Road. There is a sign for the cemetery at this junction.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 11/3/2020 9:12:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM13BVT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Antonia Seidler Bolenback was born on January 1, 1904 in Medfort, Saskatchewan and passed away on July 22, 2009 at 105 years of age.

Antonia Seidler Bolenback gravestone is located in Sage Section of the cemetery. She are in Block C Plot 15 along side her husband William Bolenback.

Antonia and William Bolenback are missed by family and friends.

Some of the events that took place during Antonia Seidler Bolenback lifetime are:

1904 - January 1 - Antionia was born in Medfort, Saskatchewan
1908 - Anne of Green Gables is published by author Lucy Maud Montgomery
1914 - First World War begins
1917 - Women won right to vote
1917 - 1921 Alcohol prohibition
1929 - Women are considered "Persons" under Canadian law
1939 - In WW II Canada declared war on Germany
1941 - Japanese interred in B.C. interior after bombing of Pearl Harbor
1965 - Maple Leaf becomes official flag of Canada
1969 - Canada approves equality of French-English language
1976 - The House of Commons approves a bill abolishing the death penalty
1976 - Montreal hosts the Summer Olympics
1977 - Canada entered the metric age
1980 - O' Canada officially becomes the national anthem of Canada
1980 - Terry Fox began cross-country Marathon of Hope
1987 - The $1 coin, which quickly earns the nickname “loonie,” is introduced
1988 - The Winter Olympics open in Calgary
1996 - Canada’s new $2 coin, dubbed the “toonie,” is introduced
1999 - Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut, Northwest Territories
2009 - July 22 - Antionia Siedler Bolenback passes away at 105 years of age.

Oliver Cemetery was established about 1870 and is very well maintained. There is a veterans section, and a scattering garden and the oldest sections are Sage and Okanagan. There are approximately 3,500 interments that are graced by towering trees and well maintained grassy areas.

There are numerous dedicated benches and trees, and a memorial garden with a gazebo.
Location of Headstone: Oliver Cemetery

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