Virginia Eleanor Rix (Lambert)

Virginia Eleanor Rix (Lambert)

April 16, 1930 – June 3, 2011

Virginia passed away peacefully on June 3, 2011.

She is survived by her three children, Janet, Lori and

Julie, eight grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren,

sister (Pat) brother (Jimmy) She was pre-deceased by

son, Chris (1988) and her husband, Daniel. (2009)

Virginia met her husband while attending high school

in Hayward, California. In 1969 Virginia, with her husband

and children, relocated to Fort St. James, British

Columbia. Virginia and Daniel spent seven years

enjoying the outdoors and various challenges of B.C.

and then moved to Sandpoint, Idaho.

Virginia has resided in Dalton Gardens for the past 18 years. In earlier years, Virginia

was a member of the Eastern Star Organization, Daughters of the Nile and Ladies of

the Oriental Shrine. She was an active member of the ‘Red Hot Mamas’ dance group

for several years. She also became an avid golfer and worked hard to improve her

game. While living in Sandpoint, Virginia attended school to become a hairdresser.

She went on to work in a local salon in addition to cutting hair for many friends and

family members.

Over the years, Virginia enjoyed her many trips to Canada to visit her children and

grandchildren. Virginia loved spending time quilting and sewing projects for her family.

She also loved to spend time in her garden and in earlier years enjoyed canning

vegetables and making home-made wine. Mom loved to walk and was often seen

walking in and around her neighbourhood. In later years, Virginia and Daniel enjoyed

traveling together overseas as well as taking many weekend excursions in their motor

home. Virginia will be remembered for her kind and generous spirit.