December 22, 1923 – August 26, 2010
Eveline Luise Renate (Tscharke) Radomske was born December 22, 1923 in Neuendorf-Hoehe, East Prussia. Her family arrived in Canada in January 1930 and settled in Westbank. They moved to Okanagan Mission when Eveline and her brother reached the age to attend hight school. She had fond memories of working in the orchards. She graduated from Kelowna Secondary School in 1942, and then went to Pittman’s Business College in Vancouver. She then returned to Kelowna to work at Simpson’s Saw Mill and occasionally the Kelowna Packing House. In 1951, she married Roland “Rolly” Radomske in Kelowna, and they moved to Kamloops in 1963. She worked at the CN, and then a law office until 1967 when her daughter Carol was born. Her son Ross was born in 1968. Eveline took twelve years off to raise her children. She then returned to work as a legal secretary and retired at the age of 70 years.
Some of Eveline’s interests included history, poetry, music and visiting with family and friends. She had a love of horticulture and nature.
Eveline volunteered with various community groups including The Kamloops Music Festival, The Valleyview Soccer Association, The Kamloops Immigrant Centre and her Lutheran Church.
Eveline was predeceased by her husband Rolly; her son Ross; and her brother Hans.
She is survived by her daughter Carol (Rob) Furlan of Clearwater.
Eveline would have desired any donations to be made to Canadian Lutheran World Relief, #302-393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 3H6.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 10:30 a.m., at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2481 Sunset Drive, Kamloops. Following the service, all who are in attendance are invited for refreshments.
A private urn interment will take place at the Kelowna Cemetery.