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KEHLER, Monica

Monica will be sadly missed by her loving husband Joseph and their combined family of six children and seven grandchildren: daughter Sylvia and grandson James; son Mike (Heather) and grandchildren Shelley, Trudy, Michael (Jan), and David; daughter Debbie (Reg) and grandchildren Christine (Mike) and Derek; daughter Barbara (Andy); son Patrick; daughter Carrie (Wade).

She was also blessed to have four great grandchildren: Brandon, Elizabeth, Julia and Michael.

Monica was born to Annette and Gerard Gauvin in St. Paul, Alberta in 1934, the third of nine children; she leaves to mourn her sisters and brothers: Terry, Rose-Anna, Hector, Hortense, Omer and Suzanne. Sisters Angeles and Marie Claire preceded her.

A prayer service will take place Monday, March 9, 7:00 pm and a Funeral Mass Tuesday, March 10, 11:00 am at St. Pius X Church, 1077 Fuller Ave., Kelowna. Ash interment will take place at a later date in Edmonton.

Monica passed away after a very brave and dignified battle with cancer. The family would like to thank all the wonderful friends of the Sandalwood community as well as the amazing nurses and caregivers from Kelowna Hospice House.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Okanagan Hospice Association.

For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


Prayer Service
Monday, March 9, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, March 10, 11:00 am

St. Pius X Catholic Church

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Central Okanagan Hospice Association, #104-1456 St Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6


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The prayer service for KEHLER, Monica is scheduled for Monday, March 9, 7:00 pm at located at , .

The service for KEHLER, Monica is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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St. Pius X Catholic Church

1077 Fuller Ave., Kelowna, BC


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  • Omer and madeleine says:

    Dear joe and family, we offer our deepest sympathy, Monique is not suffering anymore. Sorry we can not be there but you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Linda, Marvin & Chad says:

    Those we lose continue on in our hearts and memories..Aunty Monica will be greatly missed. Sorry we will not be able to attend, but you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Linda, Marvin & Chad

  • Bernadette says:

    Dear Joe, Sylvia, Michael, and Debbie we are sorry for the loss of your wife/Mom. Our condolences also extend to the whole family. Regretfully, we cannot be there to pay our final respects in person. Aunty Monique is and will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace Aunty. Brian & Bernadette

  • Betty Yarrow says:

    Dear Joe & all loved ones of Monique. This caring & loving one of yours was always someone I looke dup to – her courage and strength as she coped with cancer was admirable. Her eternal reward will be great because she “believed” in Our Saviour. Joe, please know that she will be remembred, always.
    J.M.J. I love you,
    Betty Yarrow

  • Helen & Don Burgardt says:

    Joe, Don and I are very sorry that you have lost your beloved Monica. May the fond memories that you created together give you comfort at this difficult time. Thinking of you and especially when you and Monica were married at St.Paul’s in Edmonton
    God’s Blessings, Joe
    Helen & Don Burgardt

  • Mandy Quon says:

    Dear Sylvie,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I know sadden by the news of the passing of your mother and will always remember the stories you have shared with me of the wonderful life your Mother and Father shared.

    Mandy Quon

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