Mrs. Lydia Saitz (nee Egert) was called Home to be with her Lord on Monday, August 27th, 2007 at the age of 83 years. She will always be lovingly remembered by her four children, Garry (Sharon) Saitz of Armstrong, B.C., Ruth (Darrell Kneller) Saitz of Vancouver, B.C., Lynda (Brian) Bunse of Sherwood Park, Alberta and Lauren (Patricia) Saitz of Vernon, B.C.; two grandchildren, Tammy Fast of White Rock, B.C. and Corey (Michelle) Saitz of Armstrong, B.C.; two great-grandchildren, Paige Saitz and Brendan Fast; two brothers, Lucian (Herta) Egert of Kelowna, B.C. and Eugene (Jeanne) Egert of Edmonton, Alberta; four sisters, Ella Tischer and Martha Kublick, both of Abbotsford, B.C., Freda Wirch of Langley, B.C. and Ruth (Bob) Rae of Maple Ridge, B.C.; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Egert of Kelowna, B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William Saitz; one brother, Gerhard Egert and three brothers-in-law, Ray Wirch, Albert Kublick and Wenzlaw Tischer. Lydia’s passions in life were her faith and her family. She was a very shy and private lady who was loved by all who knew her. Lydia was a life long member of the Vernon Full Gospel Tabernacle. The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, August 31st, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Wilf Burger officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. At the conclusion of the Graveside Service family and friends are invited to a Reception which will take place in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Lydia to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation, #202-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or the Canadian Diabetic Association, P.O. Box 1301, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6N6. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (542-1187)

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