Obituary of Twila Lucille Austin
Twila Lucille Austin
April 19, 1935 – September 5, 2020
Singer, Actress, Silversmith, Artist, Sculptress, Devoted Mother & Loving Wife
Twila was born in Dover, Kansas, met and married her engineer husband in Golden, Colorado in 1963 and followed him from mine to mine. In 1965 they immigrated to Canada, first to Stewart, then Vancouver, Calgary, Fernie and Elkford on to Fort McMurray, finally retiring to Kimberley in 1987 and then they promptly went to Japan for seven years teaching English as a Second Language and studying Japanese arts.
Returning to Kimberley in 1994, they established Dragon’s Rest Working Studios, Gallery and Dragon Iron Forge.
Survived by her loving husband of 57 years Tony, Children: Craig (Marie) Son: Jason (Jen), Laura (Hugh) Daughters: Drennen, Janelle & Caeli MacPherson, Juliet, Tania (John) Austin- Albert, 5 Great Grandchildren and a Great- Great-Grand Daughter. Predeceased by her parents John and Gladys Henderson, sister Viva Anne, brother Rex and sons Michael and John-Angus.