Walter went to be with the Lord July 20, 2010 at Hospice House in Kelowna, BC. Walter is survived by his wife of 53 years Betty of Kelowna, BC; daughter Darlene, husband Kim Unrau, grandsons, Matthew, Joel and Jordan of Kelowna, BC; son David, wife Shannon Wittenberg, grandson Mitchell and granddaughter, Julia of Federal Way, WA. He was born in Whitemouth, MB on February 13, 1934 and later moved to River Hills, MB where his family operated a general store. Walter and Betty were married in 1957. They owned and operated Wittenberg Lumber and Construction in Winnipeg, MB for over 40 years. In 2001, Walter and Betty retired to Kelowna and found many friends at Trinity Baptist Church. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the The Gideons c/o #216 – 1329 KLO Road, Kelowna, BC, V1W 3N9 or Central Okanagan Hospice Association, 202 – 1456 St. Paul St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6. The Wittenberg family would also like to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful staff of Kelowna General Hospital and Hospice House for their loving care and devotion to Walter’s comfort in his final days, as well as their support of the entire family as we deal with the loss of our beloved husband, father and grandfather. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.