Elsie Mary Kriese (nee Boss) of Creekside Residence, Vernon, BC, went to sleep peacefully on Thursday night and woke up in heaven on Friday morning, October 28, 2011.

She is missed and lovingly remembered by: her sons: Norman, Ronald (Louise), Harold (Judy), Ken (Mariella), Brent, Alan Hoy (Valerie), and Tom Sauls (Sharon); daughters: Marlyn Clark (Brian), Charlene Weatherbee (Richard), and Lisa Reist; as well as 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Elsie is now reunited with her husband, Herman Kriese; son, Rick Johnson; and daughter, Lorraine Valentin; as well as many other relatives and friends who have gone on before.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Full Gospel Tabernacle on Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon, BC on Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at River View Cemetery in Clearwater, BC.

In leu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Elsie may do so to The Gideons International in Canada, 501 Imperial Road North, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7A2 or to North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.

Arrangements have been entrusted to:


(250) 542-4333

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