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Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family members on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the age of 92.  Survived by her daughter Anita Andreasen of Kelowna, grandchildren; Tyler (Melissa), Jessica (Jorden) Reichenbach; great grandchildren Nicolas, Jamisen, Mason and Ethan and a large extended family both here and in Germany.  Predeceased by her husband Nick. A Visitation Program will be held Wednesday June 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna with a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 10:30 am from St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 Rutland Road N., Kelowna, BC.  Interment to follow at St. Theresa’s Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Red Cross Society, www.redcross.ca or Central Okanagan Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, www.hospicecoha.org/about/hospice-house. 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.”

Wednesday June 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Springfield Funeral Home
(2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna)

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 10:30 am

St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

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Service Details

The service for LISCHKA, Maria is scheduled for Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 10:30 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

750 Rutland Road N Kelowna, BC


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  • Lori Hinrichsen says:

    Anita. So sorry to hear about your mom. She was always such a sweet lady.
    Lori & Lyle Hinrichsen

  • Kevin and Gabriele Kellerman says:

    Anita, so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts are with you and we would like to express our deepest sympathies.

    Gabriele and Kevin Kellerman

    • Anita Andreasen says:

      Thank you both….sending hugs strength and prayers as you go down this path with your dad Kevin….xox

  • Werner und Lilli says:

    Hallo Anita,
    we were very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thaugts are with you and the family.
    Werner und Lilli

  • Lynn Jasper says:

    Anita I’m so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you, Ty and Jes. xo

  • Bev.& Forrest Emmerson says:

    Anita & Family,
    We were sorry to hear about your Mom passing away just know our Thoughts & Prayers our with you & your Family.
    Thinking of you today.

  • lorraine Zaryski nee Baxter says:

    Sorry for your loss Anita. She was a lovely lady haven’t seen her for years but remember how kind your Dad and her were to Gord and I. I lost my Mom in Oct. I miss her dearly. I know how hard it can be once a Mom always a Mom. Cherish the memories. Big Hugs Lorraine

    • Anita Andreasen says:

      Thank you for your kind words Lorraine, yes, I can feel the whole in my heart…..but having said that am so glad that she doesn’t have to suffer any more! Big hugs back to you too…….xoxo

  • Kevin Cutting says:

    Our love and prayers to Anita and family, God Bless.
    Kevin & Ivy

    • Anita Andreasen says:

      Thank you Kevin, and thanks for attending yesterday, as well as everything else you did for my mom/and prayers for us all…..xox

  • Edward &Elaine says:

    Sorry to hear about Aunt Marie, she lived a life of so many struggles,she was a lady full of courage, God Bless her, she is in a better place now.

    • Anita Andreasen says:

      Thank you cousin…..yes, she did have a life of struggles…….. and yes, now they are over! Thanks for writing….xoxo A

  • Sander Josefine and son Andreas says:

    Herzliches Beileid wünscht Dir Anita,
    Josefine Sander aus Deutschland mit Kindern Peter,Michaela und Andreas und allen Enkeln.

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