MAGDALENA SCHMIDTKE

Magda went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 27, 2008 at the age of 77. She is survived by seven children: Johanna Engler (Sig) of Abbotsford, Margrit Schmidtke of Vancouver, Linda Engler (Hardy) of Red Deer, Bernie Schmidtke (Sue) of Vancouver, Dieter Schmidtke (Bernice) of Edmonton, Liz Issler (Elmer) of Kelowna, Esther Doyle (Matt) of Portland, Oregon; eleven grandchildren: Alvin (Denise), Leona (Chris), Michelle (Brody), Ryan, Jason, Ami, Joel, Julia, Ben, Michael, Sam; two great grandchildren: Joshua and Cherith. Predeceased by her husband Reinhold. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at 10:30 am at Grace Baptist Church, 1150 Glenmore Drive, Kelowna, BC with Pastor Andy Dietrich officiating. Interment to take place on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at 11:00 am at MacClure Rd. Mennonite Cemetery, 33965 MacClure Rd., Abbotsford, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com – 250-860-7077.