GERLACH – Joseph Raymond
Passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2010 at the age of 94. Survived by his loving family, three daughters Patricia Gerlach of Chilliwack, Judy Gerlach of Summerland, Debra Hansen of Kelowna, two sons Bruce (Shirleen) Gerlach of Okotoks, Richard Gerlach of Kelowna, son-in-law Dennis Hansen of Kelowna, daughter-in-law Irene Gerlach of Kelowna, nine grandchildren Jeremy Gerlach, Chad Gerlach, Alyson Haskins, Cameron Haskins, Danielle Hansen, Corie Hansen, Haley Hansen, Lee Gerlach and Madison Gerlach, former wife and friend Jennie Gerlach and numerous nieces and nephews. Sadly predeceased by his daughter Susan Haskins. Joseph served in WWII in the RCAF from 1939-1943. He loved his family, gardening, cooking and creating stained glass. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada: 200 – 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC. V5G 4K6 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation: #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9M9. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Alan Broome for his many years of loving care. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.