Lena Mary Ho (nee Caul) passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 after a long illness.
She was predeceased by her parents, Lorne and Mary Caul; and husbands, Thomas Calder and Willy Ho.
She is survived by three brothers, Wilfred and Lois Caul of Devlin, Ont., Austin and Beverly Caul of Dryden, Ont., and Ray Caul of Thunder Bay, Ont.; and two sisters, Hazel Strachen of Thunder Bay, Ont. and May Marsh of Saskatchewan.
Also surviving are six children, Thomas Calder and his wife, Sheryl, of Bloomington, Mn., Reynold Calder of Winnipeg, Man., Lilly Ho-Pehling and husband, John Pehling, of Tampa, Fla., Deborah Ho-Beckstrom and husband, Daniel Beckstrom, of Apple Valley, Mn., Diane Gage and husband, Lenny Gage, and Connie Ho of Apple Valley, Mn.
Lena also is survived by five grandchildren, Alyson Beckstrom, Chelsey Calder, Kersten Calder, Brooke Calder, and Tara Elie and husband, Ryan; and two great-grandchildren, Landon and Cooper Elie.
Lena was a businesswoman, a retiree from General Motors, an advocate for special needs individuals, a caregiver, and most of all a great mother. She surely will be missed by all who knew her.