GRUENKE, EDNA EMMA( BECK)
Edna passed from this life to the next on February 27, 2014. She was born on May 6, 1917 in Hatton, SK. Edna married Reinhart (Ray) Gruenke on November 27, 1939 in Dawson Creek, BC. Edna and Ray lived in a number of communities in BC including Prince Rupert and Rolla in the Peace River area before moving to Kelowna in 1968. They lived on Fisher Street prior to moving to Gordon Manor in 1985. She continued living here until December 2013, when
her health necessitated a move to Village at Mill Creek.
To cherish her memory Edna leaves her son, Garry (Kas), grandson, David of Vancouver; and brother, Leonhart
(Caroline) of Sidney; her chosen niece Laura Baron; as
well as numerous extended family members, along with
her strata and church families. Edna was predeceased by her husband, Ray; daughters, Marlene and Sharon;
brothers, Albert and Ernest; and sister, Erna. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC with interment to follow in the Kelowna
Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to Christ Evangelical Lutheran
Memorial fund or Canadian Lutheran World Relief.
Condolences may be sent to the family
by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com