went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the age of 87 years.  Survived by her loving children, Helmut Kern of Stoney Plain, Elsie Schwab of Kelowna, Edward Kruger of Kelowna and Elvin (Jacqueline) Kruger of Calgary, five grandchildren, Richard, Louanne, Monica, Kellita and Jessalyn, great granddaughter Theresa, and her sister Erika (Bill) Gusse of Wetaskiwin.  Sadly predeceased by her husband Reinhard in June of 2000.  Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Church of God, 3705 Mission Springs Drive, with Pastor Harvey Elke officiating.  Interment to follow in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to  the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation:  2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2 or the Cancer Center of the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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