Lenora Jeannette GOERTZ

Lenora Jeannette GOERTZ

Born December 10, 1919

Bismarck, N. Dakota

Died April 15, 2013

Kamloops, B.C.

On April 15, 2013, Mrs. Lenora Goertz passed away at the Ridgeview Lodge in Kamloops, at the age of 93 years.

Predeceased by her husband, Henry, and her nine siblings; she is survived by her three sons, Bob (Shannon), Dan (Ruth), and David (Karen); her three daughters: Gloria (Ko), Grace (Harold), and Faith (Dietmar); 19 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.

In her childhood, Lenora lived in Kulm, North Dakota before moving with her family to Hythe, Alberta. Lenora attended Peace River Bible School where she met and married Henry Goertz – a 65-year happy marriage.

Soon after WWII service, Henry and Lenora moved to B.C. where they served as pastor and wife for the Evangelical Free Church in Port Coquitlam, 100 Mile House, Quesnel and Surrey. After retirement they lived in 100 Mile House and finally in Kamloops, B.C.

Lenora was a prolific oil-paint artist and always active in her crafts. She loved her friends and family and lavished hospitality endlessly upon everyone. She will be greatly missed.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2013 at Schoening Funeral Service Chapel, 513 Seymour Street, Kamloops. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Pastor Rob Cave officiating.

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