HALLER (nee Schimelfenig) MARIA Passed away suddenly at her home in the Dorchester Retirement Residence, Kelowna, on March 1st, 2012 at the age of 86. Maria was born in the Ukraine and immigrated to Saskatchewan with her family in 1929. In 1948 the family moved to Vernon, BC where Maria met and married her husband, Fredrick Haller. Fred and their family in Williams Lake, BC where unfortunately Fred predeceased Maria in 1982. Also predeceased are Maria’s parents: Frederick (1980) and Martha (1984); siblings: Ann Gustavson, Danny, and Ray. Left to grieve are her sisters: Emma Therrian, Lil Burgess, Margaret Hastings, and brothers: Sighart, Bert and Walter. Maria is survived by all of her children: George, John, Donald, Fay, David, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Celebration of Maria’s life will be held on Friday, March 9th 11:00am in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Pleasant Valley Funeral Home (250) 542-4333
Condolences may be offered at www.pleasantvalleyfh.co