GLORIA DIETRICH

DIETRICH – GLORIA Passed away peacefully Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 72 years. Gloria will be sadly missed by her loving husband Charlie, two daughters and their families: Rhonda (Kim) and their children Jacqueline (Kerry), Kerry (Sarah), and Kelly: Jennifer and her sons Jessie and Morgan. Gloria was also blessed to have four great-grandsons Leif, Mason, Avery, and Nash. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Diane Zimmer and Diane Vargo, as well as many nephews, nieces and friends. Gloria was predeceased by her mother Elizabeth Weisbrod, father Bill Vargo, brother Rick Vargo, and sister-in-law Judy Topuschak. Gloria was born in Regina, SK on June 21, 1942. She spent her years in Regina working and raising her children then retired to the Okanagan in 2000. Gloria was a lovely person with a great sense of humour and lively spirit. She always welcomed guests with a loving hug and a delicious meal.  Being in Gloria’s presence meant lots of fun, laughter and sharing of stories. At Gloria’s request there will not be a funeral. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Donations in memory of Gloria can be made to the Kelowna SPCA. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.