Maria Haller (nee Schimelfenig)


Passed away suddenly at

her home in the Dorchester Retirement Residence, Kelowna, on March 1st,

2012 at the age of 86. Maria was born in the Ukraine and immigrated to Saskatchewan with her family in 1929. In 1948 the family moved to Vernon, BC where Maria met and married

her husband, Fredrick Haller. Fred and Maria raised their family in Williams Lake, BC where unfortunately Fred predeceased Maria in 1982. Also predeceased are Maria’s parents: Frederick (1980) and Martha (1984); siblings: Ann Gustavson, Danny, and Ray. Left to grieve are her sisters: Emma Therrian, Lill Burgess, Margaret Hastings, and

brothers: Sighart, Bert and Walter. Maria is survived by

all of her children: George, John, Donald, Fay, David and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Celebration

of Maria’s life will be held on Friday, March 9th at 11:00 am in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with

Mr. Brian Jackson officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to:


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