Alfred Balkau

BALKAU, ALFRED

 

With sadness we announce the passing of Alfred Balkau on Sunday, April 14, 2013

at the age of 81. Survived

by his loving wife Irma

of 58 years; daughters:

Angie Balkau

(Fraser Benoit) of

Blackfalds, AB, Rose Earl (deceased); son Siegfried (deceased); grandchildren: Amanda Martin (Jonathon), Meghann Schatz (Ryan), Josh Stewart, Taylor Preissl (Riley), Tanner Stewart; great grandchildren: Kenton and Tiernan Martin, Hunter

and Cheyenne Preissl and Logan Schatz; brother Helmut (Brigitte); two sisters: Natalia and Gertrude and the Zerbe, Kuppers and Boyd families.  Predeceased by his brother Gerhard and sister Hedwig.  Alfred was a wonderful family man and our true strength.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 20th at 10:00 am at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC,

V1Y 3J2.  Interment to follow in Kelowna Memorial Park

Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may

be made to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

(address above) or the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation,

#4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family

by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com

250-860-7077.