was born on April 20th, 1925 in Kamionka, Poland and was called Home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 7th, 2011 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 85 years. Erna will be lovingly remembered by her children; Edith (Adolph) Kadach, Harry (Lola) Knopf, Elizabeth (Edward) Penno, Linda (Harry) Mueller, her grandchildren; Marvin (Linda) Kadach, Gordon (Rene) Kadach, Dennis (Christa) Kadach, Dean (Bobbi) Knopf, Erica (Chris) August, Wayne (Coral) Knopf, Tracy (Brian) Miller, Cindy Penno, Michael Penno, Brianna Mueller and Sarah Mueller, her 20 great-grandchildren, her brother; Arthur Taron, her sisters; Toni (Guenter) Reichelt and Elfie (Ron) Hall as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Erna was preceded in death by her husband; Joseph Funk, her brothers; Eric Taron and Gary Taron and by her parents; Wilhelm and Helene Taron.
A private family Graveside Service preceded a Celebration of Erna’s Life which will be held at the Church Of God on Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. with Pastor Gary Glanz officiating.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Erna to the North Okanagan Hospice Society 3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.
Erna was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed and fondly cherished.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5