Went to be with the Lord on June 26, 2016 at the age of 86. Survived by her daughters Shenny Schenk and Marieke (James) Odermatt and grandchildren Isabella, Josey, Sarah and Jakob. Predeceased by her husband Franz Sr. and sons Franz Jr and Frans. Riet was born in Delft, Netherlands on June 28, 1929. She grew up in a loving home with 13 siblings and continued her fulfilled life here in Kelowna surrounded by family and friends. Riet was known to be very loving, hospitable and caring and will be dearly missed.
A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of BC, www.alzheimer.ca/bc.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.