Born in McClusky, ND on May 4, 1915, and died February 8, 2009 at Kelowna, BC. She has been a resident of Winfield, BC since 1972. She was predeceased by her first husband, Daniel Yanke,her late husband, Solomon Kruger and her son, Dallas Yanke. She is lovingly remembered by her family: Betty (Andy) Fritz of Red Deer, AB; Arlene (Wilf) Janot of Winfield, BC; Carmen (Norman) of Theodore, SK;Sally (Tony) Balicki of Kelowna, BC and a daughter-in-law,Loretta Yanke of Cincinnati, OH. She also leaves to mourn her four step children: Richard (Twyla) Kruger of Walla Walla, WA; Roger (late wife, Sandi) Kruger of Pendleton, OR; Ruby (John) Stafford of Sri Lanka; Ruthie (Michael) Montgomery of Rocklin, CA. She leaves 21 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren, as well as sisters, Goldie Cuthbertson, Bernadine (Ed) Reiman, Donna (Wally) Mead and brothers Delvin (Rose) Berg and Kelly (Elaine) Berg.She leaves a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends to cherish her memory. Her most favouritepastimes were bird watching,travelling and spending time with her family. The family wishes to thank all the staff who so lovingly cared for mom during her stay at Sutherland Hills Rest Home.A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at 2:30 pm,at the Winfield Seventh-day Adventist Church at 11370 Bottom Lake Road, Winfield. Cremation arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, 250-860-6440

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