Born in Herbert, Saskatchewan on October 12, 1945 to Lee and Bertha Eby and passed away peacefully at Cottonwoods Extended Care, in her sleep at 7:25 am, on Saturday, January 28, 2017 and went to be with her Lord. She is survived by her loving family, sons: Mark Fitzsimons of Kitchener, Ontario, Anders (Kari) Bredahl of Kelowna, BC, Loren (Heidi) Bredahl, Lars (Laura) Bredahl of Ariss, Ontario; grandchildren: Spencer, Lucas, Sander, Mabel, Ashley, Malin and Marlayna; two sisters: Maxine (Boyd) Taylor of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Linda (Jerry) Novick of Edmonton, Alberta. Predeceased by her parents Lee and Bertha.
Charlene grew up on a farm in rural Saskatchewan near Morse. She was active in 4H and attended the University of Saskatchewan. Her first son, Mark, was born in 1966. She married Dennis Bredahl in 1975, moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1976, where Anders and Loren were born. Upon her return to Canada, she settled in Acton, Ontario where her fourth son, Lars, was born. She had a passion for wood working, gardening, horse back riding, was an avid reader and a fabulous cook. For ten years Charlene was a dedicated support worker for Community Living and upon retirement, she came to Kelowna in 2011. Charlene was active in Churchill Community Church in Ontario and at Faith Lutheran here in Kelowna. She will be dearly missed. A private family service will take place later this year. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5Y7. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
Service: A private family service will take place later this year.
The service for BREDAHL, Audrey “Charlene” is scheduled for A private family service will take place later this year. . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.