Jan. 26, 1966 – Dec. 20, 2014
Frances died unexpectedly in a tragic car accident in Kelowna on Dec. 20, 2014 at the age of 48.
Frances is survived by husband Dale Strocher, daughters Chloe and Lauren Strocher and one surviving sister Connie Neuber as well as the Strocher, Neuber, Pedersen, Munch, Stallard and Hackman families. Frances was born on Jan. 26, 1966 in North Vancouver to Egon and Dorothy Pederson (sadly predeceased). She grew up in 100 Mile House, then moved to Vancouver and met Dale Strocher. Frances married Dale in February 1996. After moving to Kelowna, Frances began working for Schell Dental as a Dental Technician. Over the years, Frances and Dale welcomed 2 children in their home and Frances set about raising her girls to be lovely young ladies. Her family remembers her as the doting wife, mother, sister, niece, aunt, cousin and friend who spent her time serving others.
A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2014 at First Mennonite Church, 1305 Gordon Drive. Kelowna, BC. Kevin Barkowsky pastor and friend of Frances’ officiated the ceremony. All were welcomed to attend and reflect on Frannie’s life.
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Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.