Born August 30 1925 in Liegnitz, Germany, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at the age of 83. Pre- deceased by her husband Engelbert of 49 years she will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her daughter Barbara, son Andreas (Shelley), sisters Hanelore and Katharina, and brother Peter. Brigitte immigrated to Canada in the early 1950’s with the hope of finding a better life and never looked back. Not long after her arrival she met and fell in love with her husband to be and together they set off to fulfill their dreams of family and success. A celebration of her life will be held at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC, on November 15th at 2 pm. The service will be followed by a small reception for family and friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Surrey Memorial Hospital.