Reta "Reetz" Muriel Thompson

June 9th, 2022


June 30, 1942- June 9, 2022

After a lengthy battle with cancer it is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful wife, mother, grandma, great-grandma and sister.

Reta was born in Trail, BC, grew up on Shavers Bench, and graduated from JL Crowe in 1960. Shortly after she married her husband Harry, settling in Montrose and raising their two children. During these years she enjoyed the ladies bowling league, baking, and spending time with family and friends. 

Predeceased by her parents Art and Nancy; brothers Jack and Emil; son-in-law Robert; nephew Jason; aunts and uncles; and in-laws.

Reta is survived by her loving husband of 61 years Harry; son Burke (Doreen); daughter Ragan. Granddaughter Renae (Chris), great-granddaughter Rylee; granddaughter Catherine (Shawn), great-granddaughter Mia; grandson Randy; granddaughter Jenna, great-granddaughter Harlow; sister Betty and family; brother Roy and family, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Thank you to the staff at CVL for the care during the toughest last few months.

At Reta's request, cremation and no service. Andreas Schmitz of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence.


So sad to hear about Rita - Our condolences you Harry and your family.

Dear Harry: My deepest condolences to you and family. Every time I met you- there was Rita by your side. I remember when you first met Rita- you continually raved about her. I will always remember Rita for her smile. My thoughts are with you. Yours sincerely, Ron Pylypuik

I am truly so very sorry for your loss ❤️

Regan and Renae I’m so sorry for your loss Just know she is in a better place now and pain free Big hugs and kisses to you both and so sorry for your father and grandfather I think of you all and feel for you Remember all the good and happy times Take care, love to you all xxoo

We will always miss you and love you very much.

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