How to Register to attend a Funeral
Currently the maximum attendees for a funeral is 200, or the venue may have a lessor capacity.
Please refer to our individual Funeral Notices to determine if registration to attend is required:
If you are unable to attend after registering, please advise asap as this may allow someone else to attend.
AKKERMAN, Gerhardus Josef
Born in Holland 5/4/1931
Passed away peacefully at the Flinders Medical Centre on 13 June 2021. Aged 90 years.
In Loving memory of our Father, Opa and Great Opa.
A man who was strong, caring and loyal and who put his family first.
You are now at peace and will forever be missed. Now with Mum in God’s care.
Loving Husband of Johanna (dec). Father and Father in law of Fred and Karen, Wendy (dec), Alida and Barry, George and Cathy, Marian and Geoff (dec), and John. Proud Opa of Amanda and Peter, Susan, Kimberley and Travis, Tracy (dec), James, Milly, Vicky, Kieran and Kayla, Kirsty, Melissa and Chris, Wayne, Cindy, Shaun and Sheridan. Great Opa of Toby, Freddie, Lylah, Alexander and Marshall.
The family of Garry invite relatives and friends to his Funeral Liturgy Service on Thursday 24 June 2021 at 2:00pm in Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 26 Gawler Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by his Committal Service in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.
SMALL, George Albert
Passed away peacefully at Calvary Central Districts Hospital on Tuesday 15 June 2021. Aged 79 years.
Loved husband of Nerida. Loved father of Georgina, Tim (dec) and Kate. Friend and father-in-law to Philip and Andrew. Much loved Grand-dad to Grace, James, Holley and Archie.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for George to be held on Friday 25 June 2021 at 11:30am in the Heysen Chapel, Centennial Park, 760 Goodwood Road, Pasadena.
Please register to attend by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
RECENT DEATH & FUNERAL NOTICES
GERHARDY, Margaret Eileen, nee Herbig
06/05/1946 – 10/06/2021
Passed away unexpectedly and peacefully after a sudden short illness with family surrounding her.
Loved wife of Kevin. Loved mother of Cheryl and Jenni. Precious Grandma of Kirsty, Shane, Megan and Jarred; and Angas. Adored Great Grandma of Aiden, Kynan, Eamon and Talan; Riley, Jake, Maya and Ollie; and Mason.
“Tears in our eyes will wipe away, but the love in our hearts is there to stay. Now you are peacefully sleeping away from all your pain but the love in our hearts will always remain. Words are few, thoughts are deep, memories of you are ours to keep. God has her in his keeping, we have her in our hearts.”
With sincere thanks to Kylie Salter at Hand to Health, Dr. Dickenson, Tanunda Nursing staff and the Lyell McEwin Cardiac Ward Nursing Staff for their love, support, dedication and loving care provided to her and her family throughout her time of need.
To commemorate Margaret’s life, a Service will be held on Friday 18 June 2020 at 2:30pm in Zion Lutheran Church, Angaston, to be followed by Margaret’s Committal in the Angaston Cemetery.
14.9.1934 – 10.6.2021
Jack will be missed by his sons Rob and Jess: Greg and Kerrie and grandchildren.
River Man of the Swan Reach Community and Tanunda Lutheran Home.
Jack’s family invite relatives and friends to his farewell service on Friday 18 June 2021 at 11.00am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on 25 May 2021, in his 90th year.
Much loved husband and lifelong partner of Pat. Adored Dad to Andrew, Jane, Paul (dec) & Anne. Father-in-law to Lee-Anne & Kevin. Loved Pa to Sarah & Ellie, Nick & Josh, Sam, Meg, Jayde & Lily. Loving great-grandfather to Charlie, Dekota, Willow, Ryker and baby 3/4. Son of the late Gladys & Arthur Reusch, brother and brother-in-law to Nada & Paul (dec), Jennifer & David (dec), Mary (dec) & Lloyd (dec) and Peter.
John was loved by many and will be very much missed. He lived a full and wonderful life.
As was John’s wishes, a private family service has been held.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of John’s life on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 1:00pm at the Nuriootpa Sports & Function Centre, Penrice Road, Nuriootpa.
In lieu of cards and flowers, donations to the Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer would be appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the celebration or direct to www.baffc.com.au
Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day.
KALLESKE, Lorna Erica, nee Goern
Passed away peacefully on Thursday 3rd June, 2021. Aged 92 years.
Loving wife of Max (deceased) and adored mother and mother-in-law to Roger and Tracy, Steven (deceased), Helen and Graeme, David and Kathy. Very precious Nanna to Tom and Kate, Anna and Paul, Min, Leda and Danny, James and Ali, Ben and Megan, Heidi and Sean, Isaac and Jess, Lewis and Claire. Special Great Nanna to Michael, Luke, Sam, June, Eden, Willow, Stevie, Sophia, Alannah and Maisy.
The most beautiful and precious lady to us all now at rest.
A private family farewell service has been held.
GIBSON, Carol Ann, n’ee Van Gasteren
Passed away peacefully on the 31 May 2021, aged 65, surrounded by her loving family and dearest friends.
“What she suffered she told so few.
She never deserved what she went through.
She left us suddenly, her thoughts unknown.
But she left us with a memory we are proud to own.”
Devoted and much loved wife of Grant. Adored and cherished mother to Shaun. Loving mother-in-law to Kayla. Dearly loved Nanny to Jessica and anticipated Nanny to her unborn Grandchild.
“We miss you dearly and wish you could stay. Your smile, wit and laugh lit up our days. Losing you so soon has left us heartbroken.
I’ll miss the way you could fix things without a word spoken. There were so many things I wish I could say….. before we said goodbye to you, on the last day of May…..”
“Gone but will never be forgotten”
As per Carol’s wishes, a private invitation only celebration of her life will be held in the near future.
KERNICK, Rita Ruby nee Schutz
03.06.1921 – 26.05.2021
Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home.
Devoted and loving wife of Sid (deceased), cherished mother of Trevor, Robert, Susan and Steven. Loving mother-in-law of Beverley, Richard and Anita. Adored Nanna of Lisa and Greg, Michael and Ellen, Rarnee, Louise, Cara, Justin and Therese. Loving Great Nanna of Keira, Brea, Lacey, Hudson and Archie, Senspri, Hayden and Ashton.
Love is not measured by the years you live, but by the love you gave and the things you did.
Jesus loves me this I know.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Rita, to be held on Thursday 3 June 2021 at 2pm in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, and her committal to follow at the Nuriootpa Cemetery.
Registrations of attendance required to email@example.com by 5pm 2/6/2021. Numbers restricted due to covid regulations.
Floral tributes welcome or donations appreciated to Lutheran Community Care, Barossa, www.lccare.org.au
HURST, Neil Bruce (Jum)
Died on May 29, 2021. Aged 84 years.
Beloved husband and great friend of Margaret (dec). Dear and much loved Dad of Ann and Jane. Respected father-in-law of Ron Robinson and Paul Dewing. Loving and proud Boo of Naomi and Rachel.
Only child of Charles and Alice Hurst late of Tanunda.
Faithfully home with Jesus.
The Funeral Service for Neil will be held in its entirety in St Aidan’s Anglican Church, Murray Street, Tanunda on Friday June 4, 2021 at 2pm.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your attendance.
REDDEN, Alison, nee Randell
Now resting in the arms of Jesus, on 29 May 2021, surrounded by her children. Aged 79 years.
Dearly loved by her late husband Grant. Loving and supportive Mum of Ashley and Carolyn; Scott and Barb; Leonie; Dean and Cheryl; Darren and Kate. Adored Nanna of Corey and Brooke; Simon, Krystal, Shaun and Abbigayle; Sharna; Jarrad, Lauren, Daniel and Alycia; Will and Emma and their families.
Tears in our eyes we can wipe away, but our love for you will always stay.
Donations in lieu of flowers, to the Royal Flying Doctor Service, online to flyingdoctor.org.au
Funeral attendance by invitation.
CLICK HERE to watch Alison’s service by Live Stream.
WEICHERT, Margaret Erna
19/10/1926 – 26/5/2021
Passed away peacefully at Kapunda Homes. Now in God’s Care.
Dearly loved sister of Eddie and Erina. Loved Auntie of Neil, Anne, Roger and John and their families. Sorely missed by her wider Bethel family.
A special thank you to all the beautiful caring staff and volunteers at Kapunda Homes.
KELLY, Dudley Cyril
5.1.1933 ~ 16.5.2021
Passed away peacefully, now at rest with his beloved wife Beryl. Dearly loved Dad of Susie and Lynn. Loved father-in-law of Richard. Poppa of Kellie and Nathan, Brooke and Andrew; Zoe, Tyson and Brodie. Great Grandpa to Maddison, Billie and Summer.
Forever in our Hearts
A private family service was held on Friday 21 May 2021 in the Barossa Funerals Chapel. Rev Brian Phillips kindly officiated.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service for Dudley, to be held in the Ceduna Sports Club, 8 Eyre Highway, Ceduna on Friday 4 June 2021 commencing at 4.00 pm.
REEVE, Marilyn Louise
Passed away peacefully, on 23 May 2021 in the Tanunda Hospital.
Mother of Thomas.
An opportunity to say goodbye to Marnie will be available on Tuesday 8 June 2021, at 4.00pm, at the Barossa Funeral Home, 1 Petras Street, Tanunda. Father Steven de Kleer will kindly officiate.
VOGT, Lorna Dorothy, nee Schutz
Passed away peacefully on 19 May 2021. Aged 94 years.
Much loved wife of Louis (dec). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Kathy and Dean, Gary and Sue, Anita and Lynton, Heather and Neil, Jenice and Geoff, Ian and Merryl, and Tanya. Grandmother to 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
At peace in her eternal home.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Lorna to be held on Monday 31 May 2021, commencing at 10.45 am in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa. Registrations of attendance required, email email@example.com
FROMM, Diane Marie, nee Neldner
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on 16 May 2021.
Dearly loved wife of Graham.
Much loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Carlene and Taylor, Jess and Mark.
Adored Nanny of Avaleigh and Adeline.
With Jesus in God’s heavenly home.
Forever in our Hearts.
A celebration of Diane’s life was held on Saturday 29 May 2021 at 11.00 am, at St Jakobi Lutheran School, Lyndoch Valley Road, Lyndoch, followed by Diane’s committal in the Lyndoch Cemetery.
CLICK HERE to watch Diane’s service video
KEAST, Norman Walter
Passed away peacefully at home on 25 May 2021.
Aged 98 years.
A graveside Funeral Service will be held on Friday 28 May 2021, commencing at 2:00pm in the St John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Tanunda.
WIEBRECHT, Judith Gwendolyn, nee Krieg
Passed away suddenly at home on 14 May 2021.
Aged 70 years.
Dearly loved wife and special friend of the late Malcolm.
Loving mother of Alison and husband Jaymes.
In God’s Care
Judy’s Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 2:00pm in Grace “St Paul’s” Lutheran Church, Murray Street, Tanunda, to be followed by Judy’s committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.
CLICK HERE to watch Judy’s funeral service.
WILKSCH, Loris, nee Lange
Passed away peacefully on 10th May 2021. Aged 86 years.
Loved wife of Leon for 62 years.
Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Leanne and Toby, Kathy and Patrick.
Cherished Grandmother of John and Chloe, Emma, Alexander, Ashleigh, Carl.
Loving Sister of Hazel (deceased) and Jean and Sister-in-law of Don.
In God’s Care
Special thanks to the Staff at the Barossa Village for their care of Loris.
The Funeral Service for Loris was held on Monday 17 May 2021 at 11:00am in St Michaels Gnadenfrei Lutheran Church, Marananga, followed by Loris’ Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.
Donations to Uniting Communities, online to unitingcommunities.org
To watch Loris’ Funeral Service CLICK HERE
TSCHARKE, Mavis, nee Mickan
07.05.1921 – 11.05.2021
Passed away peacefully.
Loving mother of Richard (dec), Elizabeth, Rosalie, Meg, Helane and Carolyn. Loving mother-in-law of Neville, Don, Barry, Chris and Kym. Loving Nana of Renata, Ingrid, Carl, Heidi, Sharon, Anneka, Jackson, Tennyson, Dana, Fallon & Beth, Luke, Jess, Scott, Jason, Steven, Talya, Luke, Simon & Steve.
Loving Great Nana of Rudy, Walt, Imogen, Harper, Reuben, Denisha, Shana, Rebecca, Isaac, Caleb, Oakley, Rio, Elki & two more great grandchildren on the way.
Your unwavering faith in Jesus shone bright and you were an inspiration to all those who met you. We are all so blessed to have known and loved you.
Reunited with Harold and safe in the arms of Jesus.
Jesus loves me this I know.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Mavis, to be held on Friday 14 May 2021 at 3.00 pm in St John’s Lutheran Church Ebenezer.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Mavis’ favourite charity, The Bible Society. Envelopes will be available at the Service or click here biblesociety.org.au
SECKER, Peter Wilfred
Passed away peacefully but unexpectedly on 4th May 2021.
Aged 82 years.
Dearly loved husband of Jeneth. Loving Dad and Father-in-law of Leanne and Les, Andrew and Leanne, Steven and Megan. Much loved Pa of Nicole and Glynn, Nathan and Alana; Luke and Shelley, Caitlin.
In the blinking of an eye the world can change. A moment of time that changes everything that has gone before it and will follow after it. Between one catch of a breath and the next, the rest of forever defined by that single, solitary moment.
It is sad to walk the road alone, instead of side by side. But to all there comes a moment when the ways of life divide. You gave us years of happiness then came sorrow and tears, But you left us beautiful memories, we will treasure through the years.
In God’s care
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Peter, to be held on Monday 10 May 2021 at 2.00 pm in the Langmeil Lutheran Church, Maria Street, Tanunda.
Registration of attendance required firstname.lastname@example.org
BARNETT, John Christopher
10.9.1963 – 26.4.2021
Passed away peacefully at home on Monday as the sun was rising and a kookaburra was singing. His breathing slowed in the early hours and he was calm, surrounded by his loving family as he took his final breath.
We are heartbroken but will keep on fighting as a family as he ‘Rides Like Crazy’ in a special place in all of our hearts.
Our legend, our warrior, inspiration to all, no longer suffering, rest easy our hero.
We will always love you x
Johnny’s Celebration of his Life was held in it’s entirety, in the Old Redemption Cellar, Peter Lehmann Wines, Para Road Tanunda on Friday 7 May 2021.
CLICK HERE to watch Johnny’s celebration of life
BALDOCK, William ‘Bill’ Ted
7.10.1946 – 26.4.2021
Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Hospital, surrounded by his loved ones.
Dearly loved father of Bruce and Victoria. Cherished grandfather to Eden and Ella, father-in-law to Judy and David. Brother to Margaret.
Deeply loved, forever missed.
Bill’s family invite relatives and friends to a service to commemorate his life on Monday May 3rd 2021 at 1.00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.
SCHOLZ, Colin Robert
Passed away peacefully on April 15, 2021 at Angaston Hospital. Aged 93 years.
Much loved husband of Laurel (dec). Loving father of Peter and Maggie (dec), Ann and Colin, Jenny and Dean.
Reunited with the love of his life.
My Dad, my hero. I was always in awe of your knowledge, guidance and wisdom. You showed me what a man should be. You set the bar high and inspired me to try and reach for it by your example. I am honoured to have had your and Mum’s influence in my life. Love always, Pete
Thanks Dad for sharing your life with me over so many years together. I consider it a privilege to be able to share in the good times and the bad. We had so many fun times together but now is the time for you to go on your next adventure. With much love, Ann
Our dear Dad is now reunited with Mum. Through life he was always there for me. No job too big or too small. With all our love, Jenny and Dean
A private family service has been held for Colin.
CLICK HERE to watch Colin’s service.
JENKE, Lois Elva, nee Liersch
Passed away peacefully on 17 April 2021 at Lyell McEwin Hospital, with her children and husband of 60 years by her side.
Aged 82 years.
Dearly loved wife of John, devoted mother to Anne, Kym (deceased) and Mark and respected mother-in-law of Rebecca. Adored Nanna of Lisa, Anthony, Oscar and Matilda and much-loved Great-grandma of Charlotte and Devin.
God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be so he put his arms around you and whispered ‘Come with Me’. Resting Peacefully
Lois’s service to celebrate her life, was held on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 1:00pm, in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Rowland Flat.
CLICK HERE to watch Lois’ service.
CLARK, Lynette Elizabeth, nee Brown
of Tanunda, formerly Berri
26.9.1946 ~ 14.4.2021
Passed away peacefully at home in the loving care of her family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Aged 74 years.
Devoted wife of Maurice (dec).
Loving mother to Brenton, Darren, Janine and their partners.
The most proudest Nanna to Sophie, Calern, Ellie, Oscar, Abbey, Alex, Leila, Joe, Jess and Emmie.
You weren’t ready to leave, you fought to the end, you were brave and we are proud.
Re united with Dad ~ now we have 2 angels watching over us.
In accordance with Mum’s wishes a private celebration of her life will be held.
In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer would be appreciated and can be made direct to www.baffc.com.au
SCHUTZ, Joan Rebecca, nee Orrock
10.1.1934 ~ 16.4.2021
Passed away peacefully at Eudunda Aged Care.
Dearly loved wife of Dudley (dec). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Neville and Verna; Trevor (dec); Murray and Kathy. Nanna and Great-Nanna to Nicholas and Nicole, Aneka, Layke and Cohen; Simon and Amanda, Emily and Daniel; Joel and Courtney, Reid and Ruby; and Taylor.
Reunited with Dudley
A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, on Thursday 22 April 2021 at 1:30pm, followed by Joan’s committal in the Eudunda Cemetery. Registration of attendance required, please phone or text Verna on 0400 811073
REHN, Amanda Mary
14.5.1957 ~ 4.4.2021
Amanda passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
Dearly loved partner of Allan.
Loved sister to Erolyn, Lesley, Norma and Allen (d). Sister in law to Coral, Ramon (d) and Wes (d).
“Miss me ~ but let me go”
A private memorial service will be held. Friends and family will be advised of a Celebration of Amanda’s life to be held in May.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation would be appreciated and can made direct to www.curebraincancer.org.au
WECKERT, Jodi Marie
It is with our deepest regret that we inform you of the death of our beloved Wife, Mother, Daughter and Sister, Jodi Weckert on April 2, 2021.
A memorial will be held on April 12 at Bungaree Station, in the garden, at 2pm.
HAM, Maxwell Walter
Of Viewmont Station, Menindee. Aged 90
Passed away suddenly but peacefully at the Tanunda Lutheran Home on Thursday the 25th of March 2021.
Loved husband of Elaine for 56 years. Treasured father of Sally and Valerie. Much loved grandfather to Kane, Madeline, Lincoln and Yoshi.
‘And the bush hath friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him in the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars, and he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended, and at night the won’drous glory of the everlasting stars.’
The family of Maxwell Walter Ham respectfully advise that his funeral service will be at the Barossa Funerals Chapel at 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda at 11.00am on Thursday the 1st of April. Please contact Elaine on 0428 641149 to register if you wish to attend.
CLICK HERE to watch Max’s service either via live streaming or after the service.
FINDLOW, Samantha Jane “Sam”
13.6.1970 ~ 7.3.2021 Passed away at home in Melbourne.
First daughter to Kaye and Ray Findlow (both deceased). Loving sister to Timothy and Rebecca.
RIP with faithful Heidi
Beloved niece of Colin (dec) and Joy Thorn. Much loved cousin of Richard, Nick, Lachlan, Mitchell and Eugenie, and their children Kailah, Chelsea, Taliah, Fraser, Jacqui, Ned, Darcy, Keegan and Abbie.
Remember the love that we shared
Private Cremation Service
CADD, Jennifer Jean, ‘Jenny’ nee Graham
12.12.1934 ~ 20.3.2021
Passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side at Barossa Village on Saturday 20 March 2021.
Dearly loved wife of Peter .
Much loved Mum of Julie and Deb and mother-in-law of Luke and Keith. Loving Nanna to Kate and Paul, Ryan, Sarah and Matt, Melissa. Great Nanna Jenny to Holly, Tom, Connor, Bailey, Hudson.
Mum and Dad reunited
Memories are ours to keep
The family of Jenny invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate her life to be held on Friday 26 March 2021, commencing at 3.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.
Please register your attendance text Sarah 0402 717159
DOECKE, Gladys Lorna, née Schiller
Passed away peacefully on 14 March 2021 at Eudunda Hostel. Aged 91 years.
Dearly loved wife of Bruno (dec). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Pam & David Spanagel, Neville & Heather, Grantley & Sheryl, James & Judi, Carolyn & Peter Spanagel, Leon & Karen. Adored nanna to 18 grandchildren and great-nanna to 36 great-grandchildren.
Singing with the angels to her Saviour in Heaven. Forever loved and remembered.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Gladys, to be held on Friday 26th March 2021 commencing at 10.30 am in St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, to be followed by Gladys’ Committal in the Sutherlands Cemetery.
Registration of attendance required. Email email@example.com or phone or text 0411 420 037.
In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Bible Society Australia would be appreciated direct to biblesociety.org.au
DAHLITZ, Janice Kay, nee Andretzke
6.10.1950 ~ 16.3.2021
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.
Dearly loved wife of Grant. Loving Mum of Sam and Alison, Wade and Jodie, Janelle and Paul. Precious Grandma of Blake and Tayla, Chey, Corbin; Oscar, Henry; Amilie, Lucy.
Especially loved by Peppa
“Be Still and Know that I am God” Psalm 46:10
CLICK HERE to watch Janice’s funeral service, which was held on Thursday 25th March 2021 commencing at 2.00 pm in Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany. Janice’s committal was be held privately in the Bethany Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations are made to Lutheran Community Care to “Honour the memory of a loved one” via www.lccare.org.au/donate-now/
29/08/1955 ~ 08/03/2021
Much loved husband of Cindy. Loved and proud Dad of Katy and Ria, and father-in-law of Emile and Henry. Poppa of Aria, Evie, Darcy and Owen.
Our hearts are broken. You will be lovingly remembered forever. Rest peacefully.
As per Paul’s wishes, he was privately cremated.
McKENZIE, Keven ‘Rex’
Passed away peacefully on 7 March 2021, at Eudunda.
Aged 82 years.
Dearly loved husband of the late Nancy.
Rex’s Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Thursday 18 March 2021, commencing at 10:30am in the Nuriootpa Cemetery, Vine Street, Nuriootpa.