Death & Funeral Notices

Death & Funeral Notices2019-04-16T14:50:00+09:30

CAVE, Janice Frances ‘Jan’ (nee Knight):

Passed away at home on April 15, 2019.  Aged 77 years.

Beloved wife of Brian. Loved Mum of Greg; Paul and Leahr.  Fun Nanna of Blake, Aaron, Satine and Bianca, and partners.  Loved sister of Pauline, Marjorie and Don (dec.)

“I love you all.”

Brian, Greg and Paul invite family and friends to the service to commemorate Jan’s life on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11.00am in the Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass.

A donation to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer, at the service in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated.


WHITE, Kevin James

18.5.1940 ~ 12.3.2019

Beloved Father, Grandfather, Brother and one of a kind friend.

The family of Kevin invite Relatives and Friends to a Service to celebrate his life, on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 1:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda to be followed by his Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.


12.11.1925 ~ 18.3.2019

Passed away peacefully at Kapunda Homes on Monday 18 March, 2019.  Aged 93 Years.

Dearly loved husband of Claire (dec).  Much loved father and father-in-law of John and Heather, Judy and Rod, Stuart and Kay, Kay and Phil.  Loving Grandfather to 6 grand-children and 6 Great grand- children.

Mum and Dad reunited.

Special thanks to the Staff at Kapunda Homes for their love and care.

Relatives and Friends of Mr. Keith Matthews are respectfully advised that his Funeral Service will be held in the Kapunda Uniting Church on Tuesday 26 March 2019 commencing at 12 noon.

Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Keith may be made to Kapunda Homes.  Envelopes will be available at the Service.

BAKER, Benjamin Murray

A beautiful soul, much loved husband and devoted father. Taken too soon; we love you. To my darling husband, I miss you so much – you are my best friend, my soul mate. Thank you for being the light of my life, my true love. I am eternally grateful for my time with you on this earth to grow together. Our 4 beautiful children, Ruby, Archie, Harry and Evie adore you and will always remember your incredible patience, your kind heart and your raucous laugh. We are so proud of you, forever in my heart. “Little One” xoxoxo

Dearest Daddy, Why did you have to go? We will miss your cuddles and very funny jokes. We will miss your smile with 1 dimple and your big loud laughter. We will miss shooting hoops with you and your funny made up songs. We miss you so much, we will love you forever. Lots of love Ruby (Rubes), Archie (Cheech), Harry (Hazard) and Evie (Eve’s). xoxoxoxo

Paula and family welcome all who wish to attend a Service to commemorate the life of Ben, to be held on Wednesday 20 March 2019 at 10.30am in the Angaston Town Hall, 8 Sturt Street, Angaston.

A memorial donation to Beyond Blue, in lieu of flowers, either online or at the service would be appreciated.

WALKER, Helen Nita

Passed away peacefully on 10 March 2019.   Aged 69 years.

Loved wife of Russell.

We never let the grass grow under our feet.  I travelled the world, together with my beautiful soulmate.

Russell and Helen’s family invite Relatives and Friends to a Celebration of her life on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at 11:00am in St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa.

PAGE, Cheryl Ann (née Saegenschnitter)

Passed away tragically 7th March 2019.  Aged 41 years.

Dearly loved and loving wife of Jamie. Dearly loved and loving mother of Bailey and Alice.

Daughter of Dora and Norm (dec). Sister and sister-in-law to David and Kaylene, Ian and Julie, Neil and Bianca, and Alice (dec).

Daughter-in-law of Coralie and Bob. Sister-in-law to Greg and Meredith, and Juli and David Heinze.

The shock and the pain will eventually pass but our memories of you will never fade.

Relatives and friends are respectfully advised that Cheryl’s funeral will be held on Monday, 18 March 2019 at 1:00pm in the St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa, followed by her Committal in the Stockwell Cemetery.  Please bring a plate of afternoon tea to share during refreshments at the Stockwell Recreation Park.

SCHULZ, Belinda Luanne ‘Lindi’

Aged 44 years.

Loving Mum of Stella.  Cherished daughter of Glen and Chris.  Treasured sister of Tammy and Jordan.

A special smile, a special face, in our hearts a special place.

A private service for Lindi, with her committal in the Tabor Cemetery, as per her wishes, was held.

HERMANN, Graham Ronald

Passed away 27 February 2019. Aged 69 years.

Son of Keith Ronald and Stella Emily Hermann (both deceased).

Graham was an immensely loved person who touched many lives, taken suddenly and too soon.

He will be forever in the hearts of his children Megan and Mark.

Family and friends are invited to attend Graham’s Celebration of Life, to be held on Tuesday 12 March, 2019, commencing at 11.00 am, in the St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by his Committal in the Angaston Cemetery.

KLAEBE, Auriel Maxine

Formally Rogasch, nee Kleemann

8.2.1926 ~ 28.2.2019

Passed away peacefully at Eldercare, Evanston Park. Aged 93 years.

Loved and loving Wife of Paul (dec) and Allen (dec). Fabulous Mother and Mother-in-law to Sue and Ron (dec) and Mark, Pauline and Jim, Craig and Jan. Fun loving Nana to 7 grandchildren and precious Nan Nan to 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.  Loved and loving Stepmother to Jeanette and Ross, Julie and Peter, Cathy and Darren and their families.

Mum lived a happy life, devoted to her family.

Special thanks to the Staff at Eldercare for the love and care shown to Auriel.

The Family of Auriel welcome all who wish to attend her Funeral Service on Monday 11 March, 2019, commencing at 11.00 am, to be held in its entirety in St John’s Lutheran Church, 11 Jane Place, Tanunda.

LASZLO, Hermine

Known to all as ‘Oma’.

In her 99th year; mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; passed away peacefully on 22 February 2019.

Loved mum of Barb and Dave Garwood.

Always with us in spirit.

“Ruhe in Frieden”  ~  “Rest in Peace”

A private cremation for Hermine has been held.

MARSCHALL, Dorothy Mavis (nee von Minden)

03/01/1930 ~ 18/02/2019

Dearly loved wife of Vern (deceased). Loving mum and mother-in-law of Anita (deceased), John and Anne. Much loved Grandma of Joshua and Maggie.

I know that my Redeemer lives

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Dorothy, to be held at the Folland Chapel, Enfield Memorial Park on Monday 25 February 2019 at 11.00 am, followed by Dorothy’s Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

KOCH, Clarence John ‘Clarrie’

 09.03.1945 ~ 22.01.2019

Passed away peacefully, in The Oaks Aged Care Facility, Mount Gambier.

A loving father to Benjamin.  Adoring Pa to Kiara, Bree and Paige.  Loved younger brother to Olga, Arthur and Ruby (all dec.), Doris and Sylvia.  Life-long mate of Glen.

Our hearts are filled with memories of the times we used to share.

The family of the late Clarence ‘Clarrie’ respectfully advise relatives and friends that his Funeral Service will be held on Friday 8 February 2019 commencing at 10.30am in the Steinfeld Chapel, 786 Old Railway Road, Steinfeld.

HONDOW, Patricia

Passed away at The Royal Adelaide Hospital, on 6th February 2019, in her 79th year.

Dearly loved wife of Dennis (deceased).  Much loved Mum of Liz and Kath. Mother-in-law to Tony and Matt. Grandmother to Olivia, Max, Bowen, Charlie and Sam.  Loved and loving sister and friend of Maureen (Vaughan) and Helen (Bowen). Sister-in-law of Malcolm. Fun Aunty of JoAnne, Stuart and David.  Great Aunty of Kelly and Daniel and special friend to Judith.

Forever in our hearts.

Pat’s family invite relatives and friends to Celebrate her Life with Requiem Mass on Friday 15 February 2019 at 1.00 pm in Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church, Hospice Road, Hamley Bridge, to be followed by Pat’s Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Pat may be made to The Heart Foundation.  Envelopes will be available at the Service.


Shazz passed away peacefully in Rob’s arms on 19 January 2019.  Aged 49 years.

Dearly loved soulmate of Rob for 30 years.  Daughter of Rod and Trish (dec’d) and sister of Christine and John.

Dearly Missed

All are welcome to the Celebration of Shazz’s life on Wednesday 6 February 2019 at 2:00pm at the St Petri Lutheran Church, Eden Valley, followed by her Committal in the Springton Cemetery.

SCHIRMER, Mervyn Elton

16/8/1929 – 26/1/2019  Passed away peacefully with family at the Barossa Village, Nuriootpa.  Aged 89 years.

Son of Ernst & Alwine Schirmer (both deceased).

Dearly loved Husband of Grace for 50 years.  Loved Father & Father-in-law of Joyleen, Bev & Mark, Trevor & Ellen, Mark & Renata (deceased), Steven & Nicole.  Grandpa to 14 grandchildren & partners. Great Grandpa to 11 great grandchildren.  Treasured brother to Melvin (deceased) and Lita.

We do not part from those we love, no distance can divide us, for everyday in memories, we walk with them beside us.  Forever in our Hearts.  A life lived well.  At peace.

Family extend their grateful appreciation to staff at the Barossa Village for their love, care and support for their parents.

The family of Mervyn invite relatives and friends to his Funeral Service to be held on Friday 1 February 2019 at 2:30pm in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Penrice Road, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Mervyn’s Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

HAILSTONE, Eric George

Passed away peacefully on 27 January 2019.  Aged 89 years.

Dearly loved husband of Elma.  Much loved & respected father & father-in-law of Peter; Fay; Karen & David; Trevor & Helen.  Proud Pa to Sara & Luke; Janelle & Mark, Rhys; Scott & Zoe, Chantelle & Mark, Dimity & Lincoln; Sam & Phoebe, & Ben.  Treasured Old Pa to Lily & Eva; Llewella; Patrick & Annabelle, Alani & Ryan, Jack & Daly.

The Lord is my Shepherd.

The family of Eric welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Friday 1 February 2019 at 10:30am in the St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Eric’s Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.