KATHRYNE FUNKE, born 28 April, 1916 in Trenthan, Manitoba passed away peacefully on February 16, 2004 in Nanaimo. She was predeceased by her husband Karl in 1998, and by two brothers, Mike and John Scherba, and sister Mary Leeworthy. Kathryne is survived by her three children: Bernd Funke, Barb Humpherville, and Perry Brandt. In addition, she leaves seven grandchildren: Tyson, Toni, Mason, Emma, Kiefer, Nick and Mandy; sisters Pauline Leong, Anne Lipton, and Bess Shamanski; brothers Bart and Peter Scherba, and their families. Mom loved the beauty of her roses and deeply valued her faith in God. Funeral Service will be held in St. Nicholas’ Ukrainian Catholi Church on Middleton Drive in Coldstream on Monday, February 23, at 1:00 pm, with Reverend Father Steven Basarab officiating. Interment will follow in St. Nicholas’ Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Kathryne to the charity of their choice. Arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME 250-542-0155.

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