1929 – 2015

With great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother Agatha (Aggie) Theresa Rundell (nee Heisler), aged 86. Mom passed away peacefully on December 31, 2015 at the Kelowna General Hospital after a brief illness.

Aggie was born on the family farm near Denzil, Saskatchewan on February 28, 1929. She was the fourth child in a family of 10.

In 1949, Aggie married the love of her life Melville Stanley (Bud) Rundell, (Deceased 2004) living in the Denzil area then moving to Dawson Creek in 1965 before retiring to Vernon in 1986.

She is survived by her children Linda (Ray) Naess, Mel (Carmen) Rundell,

Doug (Alana) Rundell, Bev Rundell, Dale (Sheila) Rundell, Debbie (Rick) Laveay and 6 granchildren Darcy McNee, Cameron (Patricia), Rundell, Donella (Doug) Kean, Fraser Laveay, Patrick Rundell, Sydney Laveay and 2 great grandchildren, Ella McNee and Elliot Kean. She is survived by five siblings, Madeline, Joe, Tony, Pat, Carrie.

Aggie lived life to the fullest and was always active. She was a greeter at

St. James Parish, volunteered and participated at many activities at the Schubert Centre. She had a full social life including the theatre, canasta, lunches and coffee with friends. She loved to cook, bake and was proficient at many crafts. Her home was always open, warm and welcoming to everyone. Her zest of life was inspirational to her family and friends. She had a great sense of humour and loved to laugh.

We have been blessed with a wonderful, caring and loving mother. The memory of her sparkling blue eyes and brilliant smile will remain in our hearts forever.

There will be a prayer service Wednesday January 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM in St. James Catholic Church. Funeral service will be at St. James Catholic Church on Thursday January 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Immediately following the service, a tea and reception will be held at the St. James Parish centre.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the CNIB or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 0155. Condolences may be offered at

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.