In Loving Memory Of
Fred was born on November 1st, 1922 to Gustav and Otillia Breitkreuz and was called Home to be with his Lord and Savior at 7:02 a.m. on September 9th, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
Fred will be lovingly remembered by his devoted wife Alice, to whom he was married for almost 62 years; six children, Mona (Rick) Cayley of Westlock, Alberta, Roland (Elaine) and Roy (Donna) of Ft. Saskatchewan, Alberta, Lony (Reinhard) Lohse of Vechelde, Germany, Nora (Len) Tennant of Langley, B.C. and Dora Walstra of Tsawwassen, B.C. Opa will be sadly missed by his sixteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Fred also leaves behind two sisters, Traute Piehl in Germany and Emmi Schwan of Vancouver, B.C.; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
A service celebrating Fred’s life will be held at the Church Of God, 4312-25th Street, on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Gary Glanz officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Fred to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4 or Sunnyvale Resthome Society, c/o 4312-25th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4S4.
Fred’s family would like to extend deep appreciation to the staff and volunteers at the North Okanagan Hospice for the loving care and respect they gave to Fred during his short stay there. Special gratitude to Dr. Lindsay Pritchett and staff for the many years of exceptional and dedicated personal care they also provided.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5