Submission by Michael & Kristiina Vuorensivu - November 13, 2021
Lyla Jean Coombes
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend.
July 1, 1941 - April 10, 2021
Lyla Jean was born and raised in southern Minnesota. She graduated from Bethel College in St. Paul and soon after married Arthur Coombes.
Lyla Jean and Art raised 4 children in Surrey BC. She worked for Vancouver Bible College and then Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Lyla Jean’s family extended far beyond her blood relatives. She had a special gift of turning friends into family.