Mrs. Johanna K Reichel (O)
After a courageous battle with cancer Johanna passed away peacefully with family by her side Friday August 24 at Hospice House. Johanna was born May 11 1929 in Germany and has lived in Vernon for 50 years. She dedicated her life to her family and friends as well as the community. She will be sadly missed, loved and remembered by her only daughter Christa Holtz, Armstrong BC, granddaughters Allison (Chris) Ruttan, Red Deer AB and Jillian (Daniel) Holtz, Vernon BC as well as her 2 great grandsons Grayson and Hudson Ruttan. Survived by her former husband Hans Reichel Vernon BC, 3 brothers, 3 sisters, many nieces and nephews all residing in Germany as well as many friends near and far. When things got tough Johanna dug in her heels and rose to the challenge. There will be no funeral by her request. Cremation to follow. A tea in her memory will be held at The Schubert Centre 3505 30Ave. Vernon BC on Thursday August 30 from 2pm-5pm. Those wishing to express their sympathy may do so by sending donations in memory of Johanna to Hospice House 3506 27Ave. Vernon BC V1T 1S4.