ANNA MARIA HOLZMANN
Passed away quietly on January 6, 2011, in Kelowna, to be with the Lord. She was born in Pücking, Austria in 1916. Anna Maria is survived by one daughter, Ann Day and her children: Laura (Blair) Nyberg, Steven (Dawna), and Mike (Marlene), and a daughter-in-law, Linda Holzmann and her children: Jackie (Eric) Metcalfe, Susan and Edward. She is also survived by great grandchildren: Clorice, Cameron, Connor, Abbey, Sarah, Gavin, Ashlyn, Dezireé, Kassidy, Lauren and Kennedy; and many nieces and nephews in both Canada and Austria.
Anna was predeceased by her husband, John, in 1986 and her son, John, in 1989. She was a longtime resident of Oyama, where she and her husband operated an orchard for over 60 years. Her greatest joy was her family and many friends and neighbours.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 14, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church, 11123 Okanagan Centre Road, Winfield, with the Reverend Father Don Wilson, celebrant. Cremation will follow. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, c/o People Place, 3402 – 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com