Mathias Ernest KROSCHINSKY

KROSCHINSKY – Mathias Ernest passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the age of 80. Survived by his loving wife Frances (Dolly), three daughters Ramona, Rebecca (Kirk) Leeper, and Natalie (Michael) Medynsky, son Wayne, grandchild Kylie, five brothers Jerry (Audrey), Robbie (Trudy), Mickey (Trish), Don (Ina) and David (Brenda), three sisters Leona (Paul) Kusz, Alma (Jeff) Vanderwerf and Marlaine (Harold) Schneider and numerous nieces and nephews. Sadly predeceased by Joseph and Elizabeth Kroschinsky, Lorraine Kroschinsky, Lad Kroschinsky and Lorne Gruber. Ernie was born February 9, 1930 in Wilkie, SK. He moved with his family to Kelowna in 1947, where he met and married his wife of 56 years. Frances (nee Gruber). A master gardener, loving husband, father and proud grandfather. We will miss you. Special thanks to the Dr’s and nurses in I.C.U. and cardiac care on 2 East. Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 1:00 pm at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 Rutland Road North, with Celebrant Father Otto Rollheiser. Interment to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society c/o of St. Theresa’s. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.