Lydia (Lil) Rohrig

Lydia (Lil) Rohrig

(nee Pischke)

was born on August 26th, 1921 in Beausejour,

Manitoba and passed away peacefully on April 7th,

2010 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 88 years. She will

be lovingly remembered by her two sons; Lester (Carey) Rohrig of Vernon,

B.C. and Neil (Myrna) Rohrig of Seven Sisters Falls, Manitoba, four

grandchildren; Brent (Nikki) Rohrig of Cranbrook, B.C., Brad (Caroline)

Rohrig of Ottawa, Ontario, Curtis Rohrig of Seven Sisters Falls, Manitoba

and Lisa (Craig) Newman of Gilliam, Manitoba, three great-grandchildren;

Kailyn and Dane Rohrig and Paige Newman, three brothers; Clarence

(Gail) Pischke of Winnipeg, Manitoba, William (Marge) Pischke of Port

Hope, Ontario and Harvey (Eileen) Pischke of Whitemouth, Manitoba, two

sisters; Martha Milbrandt and Elsie Henderson of Whitemouth, Manitoba,

one sister-in-law; Linda Rohrig of River Hills,

Manitoba as well as numerous nieces, nephews,

extended family members and friends. Lydia was

preceded in death by her husband; Albert Rohrig,

two brothers, three sisters and her parents; Rudolf

and Caroline Pischke.

Cremation preceded a Funeral Service which will

be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Monday,

April 19th, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Roy White

offi ciating. Interment of Lydia’s cremated remains

will take place at a later date at St. Paul’s Lutheran

Church Cemetery in River Hills, Manitoba.

As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may make

donations in memory of Lydia to the charity of their choice.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Cawkell, Dr.

Cunningham, the staff at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Larry Thomson from

Interior Health, the staff at Carrington Place and the B.C. Ambulance

Paramedics for the care and support given to Lydia during her illness.

Funeral arrangements have been made with

Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd.,

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

250-542-1187