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Elsie Mayer

July 13, 1924 - August 11, 2014

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On Monday August 11, 2014, Elsie Margaret Mayer of Oliver passed away at the McKinney Place Extended Care Unit at the age of 90 years.

She was predeceased by her husband Wilbert and her son Rick.

Elsie will be dearly remembered by her loving family including daughter Bev (Don) Schonfelder and their children Lindsay (Mittu) Schonfelder and Kristy (Andy) Rosenhauch; daughter Joanne (John) Martin  and their children Robert (Tasha) and Jesse (Sherry) Martin and son Ken (Audrey) and their children Sarah (Cory), Robert (Daniela), Thomas and Andrew Livsey; grandchild Laura (Brendin) Senger; many great-grandchildren, Rick’s widow Anna (John); extended family and friends.

Elsie was born on July 13, 1924 in Eatonia, SK to George and Ablona Kilback.

Elsie and Wilbert  met in Oliver and were married on October 18, 1946 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oliver. Elsie was very active in her church, she sang in the choir, convened for Ladies Aid, the Altar Guild and taught Sunday School. She also enjoyed crafts, cooking, baking, camping, fishing, travelling, taking cruises and visiting with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Elsie and Wilbert also ran the Oliver Branch of the Heart & Stroke Foundation for over forty years.

A private graveside committal will be held at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. A memorial service will be officiated by Rev. Darren Siegle at 1:00 P.M. Friday August 15, 2014 at St. Paul Lutheran Church followed by a reception in the church reception hall.

Donations are gratefully accepted for the Heart & Stroke Foundation, St. Paul Memorial Fund, McKinney Place Extended Care Unit or a charity of one’s choice.

Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.

 

 

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Ernie & Kay Rotheisler
Relation: Family Friend

The Mayer Family – our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ernie remembers your mom babysitting him when he was four and remembers the paddling he got for going on the highway.
Hugs to you all.
Kay & Ernie

From: Shirley Bremault
Relation: She was my aunt

So sorry to hear your mom passed away. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. I am so happy we were able to have a visit with Aunt Ella last August.
Shirley & Gerald Bremault

From: blaine and joan nunweiler
Relation: aunt

Children and their families,so sorry to hear of aunt ella’s passing, but she was always very busy in extended care when we saw her,now she will be fishing with Wilbert.

From: Loretta Mayer
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

My deepest sympathy to all the family. May the Lord comfort you during this time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. So many fond memories of Aunt Ella. “Gone from our sight, but never our memories… Gone from our touch but never our hearts.” All my love Loretta

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 15, 2014
Beginning at 1:00pm

Location:
St. Paul Lutheran Church
428 Skagit Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada

A private graveside committal will be held at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. A memorial service will be officiated by Rev. Darren Siegle at 1:00 P.M. Friday August 15, 2014 at St. Paul Lutheran Church followed by a reception in the church reception hall.

428 Skagit Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
the Heart & Stroke Foundation, St. Paul Memorial Fund, McKinney Place Extended Care Unit or a charity of one’s choice.

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