We regret to announce the passing of Michael N. Donauer on July 30, 2010. He was born March 10, 1922 in Meyronne, SK, the 3rd child and only son of Johann and Maria Donauer. Later he proudly served overseas in WW11 for 4 ½ years. He is predeceased by his parents, two older sisters and his second daughter Bernice in 1971.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Helene, daughter Rosalind Sims (Garry), son Dale Donauer (Millie), daughter Aileen Lubiniecki (Kevin), Bernice’s husband Murray Goertzen and 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. His faith was of the utmost importance in his life and it influenced the spirituality of everyone touched by him.
A Celebration of Life to be held with a mass on Friday, August 6 at 1:00 p.m., St. James’ Church, 2607 – 27 Street, Vernon, BC.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a Memory Donation to either:
Alzheimer Society of BC
#300 – 828 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2
Epilepsy Canada National Office
2255B Queen Street East, Suite 336
Toronto, ON M4E 1G3
Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com