Thelma Godkin

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Lodge on Fourth in Ladysmith with family by her side.

At age 17 , she was the lone woman working alongside male loggers in the woods. She was particularly good as a whistlepunk. She was a founding member of the Chemainus/Crofton art group and spent many hours with her paint brush and easel.

She is predeceased by her husband David Godkin and survived

by her son Jim Godkin (wife Eileen)

and daughter Joanne (husband Kim); grandchildren Douglas, Carmen, Darren, Jessica, Ashley and great grandchildren Christopher, Angela, Daisy, Duncan and Rowan.

She loved her family and in earlier years she would take nieces and nephews along with neighborhood children to big rock in Saltair to swim. Children would often come to her studio where they would spend hours learning to draw and paint.


(250) 748-2134, Duncan, B.C.

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