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RIEGER, Phyllis

Passed away February 23rd, 2012 at the age of 84, surrounded by her family in a room filled with love. Phyllis is survived by sons: Ken (Suzanne), Tim (Maureen), Terry (Lil), Bruce (Myrna), and Russell, and daughter, Connie Mitchell (Keith). Ten beloved grandchildren: Nikki (Nathan), Bryan, Kelsey (Adam), Lindsay (David) Boyd, Erica (Jason), Jacqueline (Adam), Eric, Elise (Josh), Victoria and Adam and one great-grandchild, Mirabella Boyd. Sisters: Madeline Nicholls, Jenny Bachmann, Diane (Gary) Hucal, one brother, Ted Knorr, and many other family members.  Phyllis and her late husband Adam were a pioneering orchardist family in the Belgo area. They were very active in the sporting community of Rutland and founding members of both St. Theresa’s and Holy Spirit parish.  The family wishes to thank the very caring staff at Sun Pointe, and Peg Budd and her team for all their kindness and support.  Prayers will be held on Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 24th at 10:30 am at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, with internment to follow in St. Theresa’s cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Kelowna Right to Life.

Prayer Service
Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 24th at 10:30 am

St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

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The prayer service for RIEGER, Phyllis is scheduled for Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm at located at 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

The service for RIEGER, Phyllis is scheduled for Saturday, March 24th 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 North Kelowna, BC


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  • Carol Schermann says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Our parents and your parents and the Knorrs always had great fun. My prayers are with you.

  • Ken and Bim(Schermann) Luknowsky says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Our families had great gatherings and lots of fun together. From Ken and Bim
    Bucerias, Mexico

  • Judy Paziuk says:

    Sad to hear of Aunty Phyliis’ passing, sending you my thoughts and prayers. Will be good to join you all in March to celebrate Aunty Phyliis’ life.

    Much Love,

  • Rhonda Gagnon (Lalonde) says:

    Dear Connie and family,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.
    Rhonda Gagnon (Lalonde)

  • Don and Carroll Schermann says:

    Sorry to hear of your mom. Lots of good visits growing up. Always a lady anywhere she was.

  • Dale and Melody Forsythe says:

    I have many fine thoughts of Phyllis and Adam starting in my teens playing with the Rovers to being their neighbour in the Belgo for many years. They were both very generous and kind.

  • Don Kroschinsky says:

    I just wanted to offer our sympathy on the passing of your Mom. I remember your Dad and Mom happily watching our ball games in days gone by. The CWL will miss her hard work and her dedication. Don and Ina Kroschinsky

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