Of Cobden, passed away peacefully at her residence, on Tuesday April 3, 2018 in her 89th year. Verna Hoelke nee Dale beloved wife of Arnold Hoelke. Dear mother of Herbert (late Carol) Hoelke, Heather (late Ed Boomhour), Delwin (Debbie) Hoelke, Paula Hoelke and Deb (Perry Yach). Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson, 2 sisters Bev and Velma Dale, 2 brothers Dierl (Anna) Dale and Rick Dale. Predeceased by 2 sisters Velma Buckwalt, Muriel Smith and 2 brothers Harold and Denzil Dale. Friends may call at the Fraser-Morris and Heubner Funeral Home Cobden, Friday April 6, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and Saturday from noon until service time in the chapel at 2 pm. Spring interment Cobden Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to West-Ross Cancer Society or Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.