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Lana Kay Stevens passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998 in Kamloops, B.C. after a long struggle with cancer. She was born Feb. 14, 1956 in Fort Frances, Ont.

She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Bill Lloyd, 14, and Curtiss, six; her special friend, Bruce Page, and his sons, Brandon and Byron of Kamloops, B.C.; her brother, Wendell (Jeanne) Stevens of Fort Frances; and sister, Loretta (Bob) LeBlanc of Stratton, Ont.; and nieces and nephews, Tracy, Josh and Kristina Stevens and Robin, Simone, and Selene LeBlanc.

She was predeceased by her parents, Archie and Marjorie Stevens.

Lana enjoyed her children. Her greatest wish was to watch her children grow and mature. She touched the hearts of everyone she met and knew.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 2, 1997 in the Kamloops United Church, with Rev. John Hoekstra and Rev. Don Walton officiating.

Interment followed at the Hillside Cemetery in Kamloops.

If friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (Box 1044, Kamloops, B.C., V2C 2J7) in memory of Lana Stevens would be appreciated.

God saw she was getting tired

and a cure was not to be.

So He put His arms around her

and whispered “Come with me.”

With tear-filled eyes we watched her

suffer and fade away.

Although we loved her deeply,

We could not make her stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,

hard working hands put to rest.

God broke our hearts to prove to us

He only takes the best.