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LUTTMERDING, Herbert (Herb) A.

January 1, 1970 — January 1, 1970

Passed away suddenly on February 16, 2014 at the age of 75.  Survived by his loving wife Mary, two daughters Karen (Ron Rutledge), Michelle (Wayne) Somerville, son Stephen, grandchildren Kayla, Mackenzie and Madison Somerville, all of Kelowna, brother Werner (Michelle), sister Audrey (David) Heal, sister-in-law Thea all of Armstrong and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Sadly predeceased by his parents Arthur and Blanche Luttmerding and brother Alfred.  Herb moved with his family from Saskatchewan to Armstrong in 1952.  While attending UBC he met Mary in 1959 and they married in the summer of 1961.  He also graduated  from UBC in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and worked for the Provincial Government for 33 years retiring in 1995.  He then continued working  as a Soil Specialist Consultant for the following 10 years.   Herb and Mary raised their family in Kelowna.  In retirement he enjoyed spending time with family especially his cherished granddaughters.  He was often running “Grandpa’s taxi”, fulfilling his lifelong love of driving anything with four wheels. Prayer service will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC followed by Funeral Mass on Thursday, February 27, at 11:00 am at the Holy Spirit Church, 1260 Neptune Road, Kelowna, BC.  Interment to follow in Lakeview Memorial Garden Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Okanagan Land Trust www.coltrust.ca  250-870-6015.   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
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road.

Thursday, February 27, at 11:00 am

Holy Spirit Church

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Service Details

The prayer service for LUTTMERDING, Herbert (Herb) A. is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. at located at 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

The service for LUTTMERDING, Herbert (Herb) A. is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, at 11:00 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:

Holy Spirit Church

1260 Neptune Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Tim Hazell says:

    Sorry for your loss Steven.

  • Maggie Barrett says:

    Herb was one of my most favourite people I’ve known. A quiet, knowledgeable respectable gentleman who will not be forgotten.

  • Tammy Anderson - Ruby's daughter says:

    Sending love from our family to yours at this sad time.

  • George and Pat Weninger says:

    as neighbours on Back Enderby Road since ’79 we came to respect the Luttmerding family for their wonderful work and family ethics. Our sympathy in your loss. George and Pat Weninger

  • Rob Murphy says:

    My thoughts are with Steve and the Luttmerding family.

  • Sheila Peters says:

    My heartfelt thoughts and deepest condolences to you Mary and your family.
    One Day at a Time

  • Shaundehl Runka says:

    Mary and Family,

    I am so sorry to hear about Herb. What a shock and sudden loss for all of you. I am sorry I will not be in Kelowna in time for the memorial service but will be thinking of you and Herb and all that he contributed during his work life. Shaundehl

  • Kurt says:

    For the whole family. Our deepest sympathies from Calgary. We will miss Unc Herb. Never forget the “Sunday Visits”. Wish we could have said goodbye. Hang in there. Kurt, Julie, Izzy and Brady.

  • Anne and Mel Campbell says:

    Mary and Family
    Mel and I were so sorry to hear of Herb’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

  • Cousin Barb says:

    So glad that we had Herb in our extended family. He was such a wonderful man. Sending our love to all of you.

  • Erica Luttmerding says:

    Mary and family
    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Herb. xoxo

  • Karen Husch Lindsay says:

    My dearest Mary. I was saddened to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. You are in my heart and prayers, and my thoughts are with you. Love Karen

  • Debbie DeLucrezio says:

    Mary and Family

    Sorry for your heartfelt loss of your husband and families father. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this time.Healing Hugs

  • Kathy Wong says:

    Mary and family
    On behalf of myself and the Moonlighters Trefoil Guild we send you our sincere condolences.

  • Mark Yawney says:

    Mary and family,

    Very sorry to hear of Herb’s passing. My deepest sympathies to you and family. Herb was a wonderful man.

  • Sherry Dumaresq says:

    So sorry Mary and family for your loss.

    Love you, Sherry

  • Tony Schori says:

    I was very sad to learn that Herb has passed. He contributed greatly to soil survey in BC. I will miss him at Agrologists meetings and enjoyed our telephone calls duing the past few year.s

  • Helen Dykstra says:

    Sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Luttmerding family

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