William Rienold (Bill) Hartwig was called Home to be with his Lord and Saviour on January 23rd, 2016 following a lengthy illness.
Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Joan, to whom he was married for 60 years; two children, Doug (Debbie) of Vernon, B.C. and Donna (Pastor Peter) Pagel of Lapine, Oregon; two grandchildren, Danielle and Shelby; four great-grandchildren; his sister, Sylvia Smith of Vernon, B.C.; as well as many extended family members and friends.
Bill was born and raised at Mabel Lake, B.C., lived and worked in Vernon and area for many years prior to his retirement. He was devoted to his Lord, his family and was a great lover of travelling and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.
Cremation preceded a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving which will be held at First Lutheran Church, 4091 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna, B.C., on Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Keith Reisdorf officiating.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Bill to the First Lutheran Church Ministry Outreach at the church address recorded above.
Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • 250-542-1187