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KNOPF, Wally

December 24, 1927 — March 29, 2020

Wally went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2020 at the age of 92.

Wally was born in Sommerskien, Poland on December 24, 1927. She immigrated to Canada with her family in 1948. In May 1951 she was married to Harry Knopf. Together they farmed in Rosenfeld, Manitoba until 1978 when they retired to Kelowna, British Columbia. Wally had a committed faith in Jesus. She was always involved in her church. For many years, Wally and Harry were custodians of the church they attended. Wally very much enjoyed her quite time reading her Bible. She always kept a large garden, along with lots of flowers in her yard.

Wally was the oldest of five children. She was predeceased by her parents Richard and Mathilde, and two younger brothers, George and Eugene. Left behind to morn her passing is her sister Edeltraut Mielke “Trudy” and brother Roman. Although she had no children of her own, she is lovingly remembered by her extended family of many nieces and nephew’s. Wally is laid to rest with her husband Harry Knopf (d. 2010) in a private graveside service at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.

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