Phyllis Rieger

Phyllis Rieger


Passed away

February 23rd, 2012

at the age of 84,

surrounded by her family in a room filled with love. Phyllis is survived by sons: Ken (Suzanne), Tim (Maureen), Terry (Lil), Bruce (Myrna), and

Russell, and daughter,

Connie Mitchell (Keith). Ten beloved

grandchildren: Nikki

(Nathan), Bryan, Kelsey (Adam), Lindsay (David) Boyd, Erica (Jason),

Jacqueline (Adam), Eric, Elise (Josh), Victoria and Adam and one great-grandchild, Mirabella Boyd.

Sisters: Madeline Nicholls, Jenny Bachmann, Diane (Gary) Hucal, one brother, Ted Knorr, and many other family

members.  Phyllis and her late husband Adam were a

pioneering orchardist family in the Belgo area. They were very active in the sporting community of Rutland and

founding members of both St. Theresa’s and Holy Spirit parish. The family wishes to thank the very caring staff

at SunPointe, and Peg Budd and her team for all their

kindness and support. Prayers will be held on

Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on

Saturday, March 24th at 10:30 am at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, with internment to follow in St. Theresa’s cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the

BC Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Kelowna Right to Life.


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