Hilja Villem


Hilja Villem (Lukas) (nee Paat)


September 9, 1932 - March 31, 2021


Hilja passed away peacefully in her sleep at her Extendicare Rouge Valley home. Born in Estonia, the daughter of Vladimir and Hilda Paat. 

Pre-deceased by her first husband Enn Lukas in 1974, and her second husband Jüri Villem in 1992.

Beloved mother of Ene Bradshaw, Mati Lukas and Leili Lukas.

Cherished grandmother to Annaliisa Bennett, Elizabeth Donaghey, Olivia Henderson, and Eric Bradshaw.

Loving great-grandmother to Hannah, Charlotte, Aedan, Isla, Caleb, Elsie, Owen and Eleanor.

Sadly missed by extended and foster families both in Canada and Estonia.


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