DUBLAND, Helena. Helena was born January 29, 1921 in Olgafeldt, Russia. She was promoted to glory on July 26, 2014 on the tertiary palliative care unit in Burnaby Hospital surrounded by her husband Olof, son Edward, and daughter Sylvia. She had dedicated her life to the service of her Saviour, spending 40 years as a missionary in India working with the people she loved. She met and married her husband, Olof, in India; and her two children, Edward and Sylvia, were born there. She was retired the last 27 years of her life, living first in Abbotsford, BC and then in Vancouver, BC. Her family who celebrates her life and will miss her dearly include: husband Olof, son Edward with his wife Pennie, granddaughter Elysia, grandson Joshua with his wife Stephanie and great granddaughter Georgia (age four months); daughter Sylvia with her husband Joseph, grandson Erin with his wife Julia and two great granddaughters Gracelyn (age 6) and Ivy (age two). The family gives special thanks for the excellent care given by the palliative care nursing staff and to Dr. Susan Germain, palliative care doctor.
The funeral service is August first, 2014 at 1 pm at the Abbotsford Evangelical Free Church. Helen’s passion was evangelism. Her desire would be that donations be given to Deodars Spiritual Life Centre in India. Donations can be sent to: TEAM of Canada, Inc.; 372-16 Midlake Blvd SE; Calgary, AB T2X 2X7. Tele: 1-800-295-4160. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.teamcanada.org. Cheques can be made out to TEAM of Canada, Inc. with “for Deodars Spiritual Life Centre in India” on the memo line. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on line Obituary at: