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REINER, Christian E.

Christian E. Reiner, a beloved artist, renowned photographer, and cherished father, peacefully passed away at the age of 79 on June 21, 2024, surrounded by the love of his family.

Born in a quaint German village in 1945, Christian’s life was a masterpiece of vibrant colors, imaginative strokes, and boundless creativity. Christian’s artistic journey began in his early childhood. His passion for art blossomed into a lifelong pursuit. His paintings, celebrated for their emotional depth and vivid colors, continue to captivate the hearts of art enthusiasts and collectors alike.

In addition to his success as a painter, Christian was also a renowned photographer and graphic designer. His keen eye for detail and ability to capture the essence of his subjects brought his photographs to life in a way that resonated deeply with viewers. His photographic work ranges from intimate portraits to beautiful landscapes.

Beyond his artistic achievements, Christian was a loving father to his children, Eli Nedelec, Jan Nedelec, Wynona Nedelec-Burke, Morgen Reiner, and Marylottie Reiner. Christian cherished his family and friends, always ready to extend a helping hand and a warm smile to anyone in need. His love for animals was evident in the way he cared for them, making every one of them feel like part of his family.

Christian’s life was a testament to the power of creativity and the enduring impact of art. His family, friends, and admirers will forever remember him as a gentle soul with a paintbrush in one hand, a camera in the other, and a heart full of love.

Rest in peace, Christian. May your spirit continue to soar on the wings of creativity.

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Good Samaritan Heron Grove, Vernon BC for all your kindness and love you gave Christian this past year.

A Memorial Service for Christian will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 1:00 pm, at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

If you wish to send a condolence, post photos, or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Condolences”.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

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