LENA LOUISE KRATOFIL
Our Mother, Louise Kratofil died peacefully December 3, 2014 in Kelowna, British Columbia. She was 84. Mom was born June 30, 1930 in Newark, Arkansas to her parents, Joe and Grace Rayburn. She graduated from Biola University, La Mirada, California with a B. of Arts degree. She fell in love and married Paul Kratofil, in 1953. She and Paul served the Lord in India as missionaries for five years followed by pastoring churches in Saskatchewan and Manitoba for a number of years. She was dedicated to her family throughout her life and had a strong faith in God. Louise is survived by her daughters, Debbie, Diane (Chris), Donna, Darlene (Dan) and one special grandchild, Shelby. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Paul; her son, Douglas; and her brother, Robert. Mom was buried in a private ceremony on December 6, 2014. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Village Missions: 1715 Davies Rd. Sorrento, BC V0E 2W1. We would like to thank Dr. A. Van Heerden and staff for the care and support for Mom. The family would also like to thank the Care Staff of Spring Valley Care Center for their special care of Mom over the past year. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.