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LEMMERICK, Roger Gregory

LEMMERICK, Roger Gregory

Passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 two months short of his 93rd birthday. Roger was born on Sunday, September 7, 1924, his life was filled with love, kindness, courage, grace and respect.  His family will be forever grateful to have had a treasured Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather who we were always proud of.  Growing up Roger worked on his family’s farm.  He then went on to teach school in a one room schoolhouse, and finishing his working life with a long and distinguished career as an executive in the financial services industry.  Dad was a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus and belonged to several community service clubs throughout his lifetime.  A friend and gentleman to all, Roger will be lovingly remembered by his wife Dora (nee Volk), daughters: Gail Loewen of Winnipeg, Barb (Bart) Vogel of Calgary, Trish (Ryan) Bichon of Vancouver; sons: Glenn (Valerie) Lemmerick of Calgary, Jim Lemmerick of McKenzie, Murray Lemmerick of Kelowna and Mark (Norma) Lemmerick of Regina; grandchildren: Cameron, Katie, Matthew, Mark, Nicholas, Drew, Marie, Paul, Nadine, Mark, Jamie, Lara, Jan, Sara, Dana, Evan; great grandchildren:  Walter, Gordon, Kerrigan, Jack, Kent; sisters Blanche (Greg) Raskob of Saskatoon, Shirley (Frank) Wolbaum of Regina, Faye (Adrian) Masse of Peace River; brothers: Clifford Lemmerick of Rohnet Park, USA and Dick (Dolores) Lemmerick of Regina.  Predeceased by his first wife Susan Lemmerick (nee Bersheid).  A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 9:00 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road in Kelowna.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Society of St. Vincent de Paul, c/o 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 9:00 am

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The service for LEMMERICK, Roger Gregory is scheduled for Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 9:00 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. Charles Garnier Parish

3645 Benvoulin Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Nicholas Batchelor says:

    Brenda & I never had the opportunity to meet Roger however we have been good friends with Glenn & Valerie for a long time. During that time I have never seen Glenn behave in any fashion other than as a Gentleman. Glenn would often speak of his father & of the influence he had on Glenn. It is easy to see the values that Roger fostered in his family. We offer our condolences to Glenn, Valerie, Cameron & the entire Lemmerick family

  • Dave Berscheid says:

    Deepest condolences to you all — Dora, Gail, Barb, Trish, Glenn, Jim, Murray, Mark, and all your families.
    It was always nice to visit with Uncle Roger, he was so easy to talk to. He would always ask what was going on in my life. Uncle Roger was simply a “nice guy” and he will be missed.
    Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Take care.
    Dave & Sheila Berscheid

  • Nancy Scott says:

    Roger must have lived a life to be proud of, the likes and values of which his children and grandchildren carry forward. Blessings for his life. Sorry for your loss and may you find comfort with each other at this time. Thoughts are with you.

  • Joann Drummond says:

    Thinking of you all. Hoping you will find comfort in the many friends and family who love you deeply. Remember all the great times you’ve had. Love you, Jo

  • Chuck Novak says:

    To Glenn and family: my deepest condolences to you all. I never had the privilege to know Roger, but knowing Glenn as I do, I know he most certainly was a great gentleman and a wonderful family man. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Myrna Loewen says:

    Thinking of you at this sad time. Myrna

  • Mary Beth Nicks-Barbour says:

    Dear family,
    My sincere sympathies to you all on the recent passing of your dear father and grandfather. I have good memories of our family friendship when we were neighbours on Proctor Place. My thoughts are with you at this sad time of change in your lives. God bless, Mary Beth (Harle) Nicks-Barbour

  • Stuart Haskins says:

    To Glenn, Valerie and family. Our heart felt condolences go out to you. I never had a chance to meet Roger, but I am sure he had the same wonderful qualities as his son. Our prayers are with you.

  • Bob Silzer says:

    Dear Lemmerick Family & Friends, our deepest condolences on the loss of Uncle Roger. I have fond memories of your entire family coming out to the farm to visit. Rog, loved to eat like the rest of us. ( How could you be married to a Berscheid & not love food, right). He always had a smile & kind words. And now reunited with the Berscheid clan, it will surely be more fun times in heaven. Be well, & know that we are all richer for having know Uncle Roger. Bob, Savanna, Kaitee & Danielle .

  • Jennifer MacDonald says:

    Dear Glenn, Valerie, and Cameron
    I am so sorry to hear this news. As I read about your dad, I realized that you Glenn could be described the same way. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Mike & Lynn Speranzini says:

    Glenn, Val, Cam & Lemmerick Family – our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Hoping that you are able to find comfort celebrating Roger’s life.

  • Tom and Margie Laurie says:

    To Glenn and family. We were saddened to hear of your father’s passing and send you our condolences. We never had the opportunity to meet Roger however he must have a wonderful man to have raised such a wonderful son. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

  • Jeannine Berscheid says:

    Thinking of all of you. Your dad was a wonderful Uncle with a twinkle in his eye. I remember all his great cars and learning about ” suicide doors” from him. We were lucky to have him in our lives growing up and beyond. Our hearts go out to the entire family . Jeannine and Craig

  • Mike Rennie & Janice Dickey says:

    To Glenn and family: So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Reading about him, we picture a wonderful gentleman who led a very full and rewarding life. Our thoughts are with you, and we pray that you find solace in many happy memories.

  • Curt Tingley says:

    Glenn, sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I met him once at Don Folk’s opening. My condolences to you and your family.

  • Danette Lemmerick says:

    I remember uncle Roger as a soft spoken and easy to get along with gentleman.
    On behalf of my parents, Dick and Dolores, we send our heartfelt condolences.
    Mom had him remembered in a mass that was prayed for him.

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