Irene Welder (nee Knorr)

WELDER, Rose It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Mom, Grandma and Great Grandma, Rose Welder, on March 29, 2010 at the age of 85. She leaves to mourn her children: Diane Brow, Gary Welder (Maureen), Lynn Lalonde (Larry); grandchildren: Justin and Jay Brow, Jeremy and Jordan Welder, Logan Lalonde; great granddaughter Alexis Welder; sisters: Ronnie, Monica and Ann (her twin). Rose was predeceased by her husband Dell Welder in 1998; siblings: Raymond, Gene, Walter, Bill, Joe, Cy, Jerry, Clara, Irene, Mary, Rita, Fran and Margaret. Never one to complain, Rose battled courageously with pain for the last few years. She enjoyed spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchild, who were her life. Other pastimes included visiting, playing crib and scrabble. Special thanks to all the nurses and staff at Kelowna’s Hospice House and Dr. Mackle for their tender care of Mom in her final days. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 1st at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, #202-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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