GERING, Wilhelm. Wilhelm Gering was called to his rest by God on Friday, April 30, 2010, while in hospital.  He was born April 8, 1913 in the Ukraine.  Toward the end of WWII,

he and his family moved to West Germany.  In 1950, they immigrated to Canada and settled in Lethbridge, AB

and five years ago he moved to Kelowna to be near his daughters.  Wilhelm was predeceased by his loving wife of 54 years, Antonia, in June 1990, his parents and nine siblings in Europe.  He is survived by his daughters: Valentine Gartke (Wally), Nedi Koelewyn (Peter); five

grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.  Special thanks to the caring staff at Spring Valley Care Centre

(formerly Windsor Manor). A prayer service will be held on Saturday, May 8th at 4:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. “We do not live to ourselves and we do not die to ourselves. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s”. (Romans 14:7-8) Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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