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August 28, 1938 — May 17, 2017

Passed away on May 17, 2017 in the presence of her husband of 59 years, Merv Haderer, sister-in-law Donna St. Rose, niece Jessica St. Rose and favorite dog Lexi. Also, survived by her brother Bill Leech, brother-in-law Don St. Rose, brother-in-law Allan Haderer (Joan), Jessica’s husband Jason Campbell, other nieces and nephews and many dear friends.
Donna was born August 28, 1938 in Spinney Hill, SK. She worked many years for the Royal Bank. Donna enjoyed spending winters in Arizona, travelling to other warm places, playing golf and had a passion for dogs.
Special thanks to Dr. Sebulsky and the staff and volunteers at Central Okanagan Hospice House for their excellent compassionate care.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice House, 2035 Ethel St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z6. 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.”

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice House, 2035 Ethel St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z6
Memorial donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice House, 2035 Ethel St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z6


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  • Prudy & Bob Campbell says:

    Dear Merv and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss of Donna and we have only the best memories of a very fun lovely person. God bless and take of you during this time of grief. Hugs!

  • Mary Ball says:

    Jim and I are so very sorry to hear about Donna. She was such a wonderful lady and will be missed by so many here at Good Life.
    She was my golfing inspiration, as without her encouragement, I never would have joined the ladies golf league here.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Jim and Mary Ball

  • Dar and Dennis Miller says:

    We are so sad to hear about Donna she was a very special lady. Everytime we walked past her and Merv’s place she would always wave or stop by and talk to us. We will miss seeing her this winter in Arizona. RIP in peace beautiful lady

  • Dar and Dennis Miller says:

    RIP beautiful lady!

  • Barb Allen says:

    Dear Merv,
    Jim & I were so sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. I have so many good memories of the golfing on Friday & Monday mornings, & all the fun windup parties at the clubhouse. She will be missed by so many. Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
    Jim & Barb Allen.

  • Irene and Al says:

    We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to Merv and Donna St. Rose and family.
    We loved Donna very much and are very sad. But now she rests in peace.

  • El & Gail Hay - 1314 GoodLife/Winnipeg says:

    Merv – Our sincerest sympathy to you, family & friends on Donna’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Tom and Linda Rooke (712) says:

    Such a great lady with always a welcome smile and greeting. Will miss her from our Thursday hikes and our friendly poker games. R.I.P. Donna. Condolences to Merv and family.

  • Bob and Ila Doak says:

    Very sorry to hear of your loss.Our thoughts are with you. I enjoyed being in her group in Ladies Golf(Ila) Always positive.We will missher.Take care.

  • Gary and Linda Donley says:

    Very sad news about Donna. We will miss her laugh and friendship. Our thoughts and prayers are with Merv and his family. Gary and Linda Donley

  • Rick and Brenda Weber says:

    Merv and family; so sorry for your loss, Donna was such a great fun loving person who thoroughly enjoyed life…. She will be dearly missed.

  • Pat Hansen says:

    Dear Merv: I was so sorry to hear of Donna’s passing, she was a wonderful person with a heart as big as her smile, We always missed you both around the campfires. Until we meet again my friend. Pat Hansen

  • Jim and Roberta Simpson says:

    We are so sorry for your loss Mervin and family. Donna was a lovely lady.

  • Alberta Rueger/Jim Arnold says:

    My brother and I had the good fortune to meet Merv and Donna in 1990 in Good Life as our parents bought a unit at 1401. She will be so missed for all her dedication to the park.

  • Alberta Rueger/Jim Arnold says:

    So sorry for your loss

  • Myrna Baker says:

    So sorry to hear of Donna passing. She welcomed me to the Tuesday ladies golf at Good Life RV. She enjoyed her ladies on golf day and shared much encouragement and laughs. She will be missed

  • Jim and Georgette Maurer says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Donnas passing. She was a great lady and will be greatly missed by GOODLIFE BUNCO players.

  • Ev and Owen Turner says:

    Merv and family, Our deepest sympathies on the passing of Donna. Donna was a very vibrant person with a love for life. She will be missed.

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