John Breitkreutz

John Breitkreutz

John Edward Breitkreutz

was born on February 1st, 1918 in Golden Spike, Alberta and was suddenly called Home to be with his Lord on December 28th, 2011 at the age of 93 years. He was a resident of Vernon since 1945.

John will be lovingly remembered by his wife Elnora, to whom he was married for 69 years; two sons, Marvin Breitkreutz of Vernon, B.C. and Alvin (Bonnie) Breitkreutz of Kamloops, B.C.; two grandchildren, Shane (Cheryl) Breitkreutz of Fort St. John, B.C. and Brad (Judy) Breitkreutz of Vernon, B.C.; two great-grandchildren, Shalena and Danika; two sisters, Julia Flath of Rosthern, Saskatchewan and Clara Schram of Dawson Creek, B.C.; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was preceded in death by seven brothers, Ernest, Herman, Edward, Carl, Walter, George and Erwin; and three sisters, Bertha Kreuger, Esther Schmidt and Martha Breitkreutz.

The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor David Reim 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 John to the Good Samaritan Society, 8861-75th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6C 4G8 or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 1503-Pottery Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 3W6.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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