Kathryn Reich (nee Solmer)

Kathryn Reich (nee Solmer)

It is with great sadness that the family of Kathryn (nee Solmer) Reich announces her passing on September 15, 2010 at the age of 89 years. Kay, as she was better known to her family and friends, was predeceased by her first husband Edwin (Griff) Davies in December 1951, her second husband Frank Reich in January 2002, her parents Lukas and Maria Solmer, brother and sister-in-law Tom and Kathe Solmer, brother-in law Chuck Hansford, step-daughter Ann Davies Burton and step son-in-law Gary Williams. She is survived by daughters Judy Robinson (nee Davies Reich), Penny (Pieter) Kalis (nee Davies Reich), grandchildren Kim (Jaret) Harvey, Tina Robinson and Lukas Kalis, step granddaughters Kirsten and Nicole Kalis, great grandchildren Devona, Hope, Skyler, Keylan and Seth. Also survived by her younger sister Pauline Hansford and step children Bill Davies and Joyce Williams and their families, niece Audrey (Steve) Solmer, nephews Ron (Lisa) Solmer and family, Tom (Bev) Hansford and numerous cousins in Canada and Austria. A special thanks to the wonderful staff at Three Links Manor for their compassionate and loving care for our mother over the last three years. Prayers will be recited on Sunday, September 19th at 6:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 20th at 11:00 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC. Cremation; interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Interior Alzheimer Society, 211-1889 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5V5 and Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC, 4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9M9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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