Patricia Lucille Jean Wenzel
was born on October 11th, 1927 in Westerham,
Saskatchewan, the second eldest of seven
children born to Edmund and Rita Dirk. She
was called Home to be with her Lord on July
31st, 2014 at the age of 86 years and is now
flying with the angels in Heaven.
Patricia is survived by her four children, Terry
(Bonnie) Wenzel of Mission, B.C., Beverly Beck
of Nelson, B.C., Bonnie (Fabian Kahiamoe) Chadwell
of Port Orchard, WA and Debra (Terry) Krause of Vernon, B.C.; eight
grandchildren, Roger (Debora), Troy (Carla), Brian, Linda (Jeremy), Trevor
(Donna), Dwayne (Sarah), Brent (Amanda) and Trina (Ryon); seventeen
great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Cecil;
two sisters, Pearl and Isabel; and numerous extended family members and
friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Paul, to whom
she was married for over 66 years; her parents; two brothers, Vernon and
Victor; one sister, Rita; one son-in-law, Clifford; and one great-grandson,
Patricia came to Vernon in 1947 where she made her home and raised
her family. She was a devoted wife; loving mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother;
and a loyal friend. Patricia was a wonderful homemaker and
loved cooking, canning, baking, cake decorating, sewing and crocheting.
She was an outstanding caregiver, having nursed many friends and family
back to health when they had been ill.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Patricia`s Life which will be held at
Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. with
Pastor David Reim officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations
in memory of Patricia to the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1503
Pottery Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 3W6.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5