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KLETKE, Gustav

Went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the age of 87.  Lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Eva; children: Jennie Lea-Wilson of Regina, Gordon (Anita) of Edmonton, Esther Hildebrandt (John) of Winnipeg, Doris Kletke of Kelowna; Ray of Kelowna; grandchildren: Colin Lea-Wilson (Jade), Amanda Aiken, Carrie Kletke, Stefanie Kletke (Dana Oullette), Sherri-Lynn Mahdal (Mark), Christine Haynes, Danielle Parent, Michael Hildebrandt (Phoebe), Anthony Hildebrandt, Becca Kletke and Carter Kletke; great grandchildren: Byron, Owen, Emma, Brandon, Joe, Emily, Paxton, John and Charlie; sisters: Johanna Beer of Germany, Hedwig Hapke of Edmonton, Emma Scherl (Adam) of Chilliwack, Helga Kehl (Fred) of Port Colbourne, ON; brother-in-law George Braun of Chilliwack; sister-in-law Ursula Kletke; numerous nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his siblings: Blondine Heuss (Heinz), Emilie Braun, Otto Kletke and Waldemar Kletke.  Nicknamed “Mr. Smiley” by his hospital caregivers, Gustav’s friendly disposition touched everyone he met.  Time of Visitation will be held on Monday, May 19th at 7:00 to 8:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11:00 at Evangel Church (Heritage Room), 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC.  Interment to follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Gustav’s name to Evangel Church for “Childcare Plus” sponsorship, www.evangelbc.org.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Monday, May 19th at 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Springfield Funeral Home
(2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC)

Evangel Church (Heritage Room)

3261 Gordon Drive

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Memorial donations may be made in Gustav’s name to Evangel Church for “Childcare Plus” sponsorship. Link: www.evangelbc.org


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The service for KLETKE, Gustav is scheduled for Evangel Church (Heritage Room). Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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3261 Gordon Drive

Kelowna, BC


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