John Francis REITER

John Francis REITER

REITER, John Francis On August 25, 2015 John passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side at the age of 83.  John was known for his caring and generous nature, good humour, beautiful singing voice, strong work ethic and carpentry skill.  He was a dedicated and supportive spouse, father and grandfather and leaves a legacy of love, integrity and honour. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Ingeborg; two daughters: Monica Magann (Rowland Williams) and her daughters Michaela and Sierra; Bettina (Jonathan) Schell and their daughters Hillary and Hannah.  Also survived by his nephew Robert (Dana); niece Betty (Patrick) and their mother Adele here in Canada, as well as numerous relatives in Austria.  Predeceased by his son Patrick in 2006.  A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 1st at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ozanam House.  Cheques to be made payable to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Central Okanagan, 2629 Richter Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2R3 (phone #250-762-4673).  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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