Death & Funeral Notices

Death & Funeral Notices2019-12-05T08:23:16+10:30

HAYES, Bernadette Helen

9.12.1929 ~ 26.11.2019

Passed away peacefully at Kapunda Homes, surrounded by her loving family and the caring staff.

Adored and loving wife of Jim (dec).  Cherished and amazing mother of Judith, Ann-Marie, Catherine and Jennifer. Precious Grandma of Kate, Mairead, Jacob, Eamonn, Liam and Riley.  Beloved Great Grandma of Flynn.

May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, the sun shine warm upon your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields, and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Requiem Mass for Bernadette will be held on Thursday 5 December 2019 at 11.00am in The Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Riverton, to be followed by her Committal in the Navan Cemetery, Riverton.

STEVENTON, Audrey Joy, nee Polkinghorne

Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on 30 November 2019.  Aged 92 years.

Devoted wife of George (deceased).  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ros and Bob, Sue and Don, Cheryl and Michael.  Loved Nana of Sam and Eveta, Angela and Andrew, Tammy and Scott, Jane and Tim, Timothy, Rebekah and Troy, Paul, Samantha.  Great Nana of twelve.

Forever in our hearts.

The family of Audrey extend an invitation to her Funeral Service on Friday 6 December 2019 commencing at 1:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, to be followed by Audrey’s Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

A donation in memory of Audrey to the Stroke Foundation can be made at the Service.

MILLER, Roger Brett

1966 ~ 2019

Son of Marilyn & Colin.  Brother to Kylie.  Uncle of Luke, Tessa, Benjamin & Matthew.

R.I.P. Son

Privately Cremated.

STARK, Andrew Brown

Passed away peacefully at home on 26 November 2019.  Aged 95 years.

Dearly loved husband of the late Jean.  Father of Susan, Heather and Raymond†.  Grand Dad of Darren, Troy, James and Carmen.

Rest in Peace.

In accordance with Andrew’s wishes a Private Service has been held.

EDMONDSON, Barry

19.8.1943~ 2.12.2019

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Barossa Village.

Adored Husband of Jennie.  Much loved Dad of Colin and Michelle, Andrew and Nikki, Catherine and Ben.  Dearly loved Grandad of Angus, Liam, Molly; Joshua, Arianna, Reuben, Zahra.  Brother of Brian, Lena and family, in England.

“Sweet is the sleep that ends all pain.”  In God’s Heavenly Home.

A celebration of Barry’s life will be held on Tuesday, 10 December 2019, commencing at 2.00 pm in the St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa.

MODISTACH, Gladys Frieda, nee Wilksch

Passed away peacefully on December 2, 2019, at Tanunda Hospital.  Aged 90 years.

Dearly loved Wife of the late Sydney for 67 years.  Loving Mother of John and Judith, Trevor and Carmel, Kenneth and Linda, Cheryl and David.  Grandma to 8 (1 dec.) and Great-Grandma to 8.  Loved Sister of Melva, Vera, Leon, Ronald, John and their partners.

“Re-united with Dad”  In God’s Care.

Please refer to our website or a future edition of The Advertiser for Gladys’ funeral arrangements.

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ROWLAND, Apolonia Elisabeth

Passed away peacefully on 14 November 2019.

Aged 92 years.

Much loved by Paul; Michael and Margy; Allan; Gerry and Linda.

ANDERSON, Melba Viola, nee Krueger

23.10.1921 ~ 16.11.2019  Aged 98 years.

Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Christine and Mike, Michael (Mick) and Judi.  Special Grandmother of Tamra and Micah, Kirsty and Michael, Jared and Liz and Anika, Mileah and Sam, Stacy and Jamie.  “GG”, Greatgrandmother of Schyler and Caelan, Kate and Rosie, Chelsea, Lucas and Alfie and Pierce, Leila and Bonnie, Rory.

Forever with Jesus, Lord and Saviour.

Her Funeral Service will be held at her home of worship, Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass, at 11:00am Tuesday 26 November 2019. This service will be completed with her burial in the adjacent Cemetery.  In her memory, envelopes will be provided for donations to Australian Lutheran World Service Overseas Aid.

MUDGE, Leon Alfred

2/4/1943 – 19/11/2019  Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village, Nuriootpa.

Dearly beloved husband of Marilyn for 50 years.  Treasured father of Natalie, Carolyn, Jacqui and Darren.

Caring father-in-law of Shane, Damien and Georgie.  Loving grandfather of Isabella, Chloe, Zara, Lexi, Seth, Alex and Ivy.  Cherished brother of Marlene, Geoffrey, Betty (all deceased), Kath and Milton and their families.  Fond brother-in-law of Trevor, Margaret, Julie and families.

Passionate farmer previously of Nunjikompita.  A kind and loving man who will be in our hearts forever.

His family would like to sincerely thank Dr Hoff, Carers Link and all the staff at the Barossa Village for their care and support.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a celebration of Leon’s life, on Monday, 25 November 2019 at 10:30am in the Uniting Church, 56 Murray Street, Nuriootpa.  Memorial donations to Carers Link Nuriootpa or Parkinson’s SA would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

GRAETZ, Mary Dorothy, nee Schopp

Passed away at home on 16 November, 2019.  Aged 86 years.

Reunited with her loving husband Norman.  Cherished Mum of Peter and Pam Graetz; Marianne and Dennis Noack and their families.

A kind and loving lady now at rest.

Peter and Marianne extend an invitation to Mary’s family and friends to attend her Funeral Service on Saturday 23 November 2019 at 11:00am in the Tabor Lutheran Church, Murray Street, Tanunda, followed by her Committal in the Tabor Cemetery.

SCHIRMER, Grace Dorothy, nee Kleemann

26/9/1933 – 15/11/2019

Passed away peacefully with family at the Barossa Village, Nuriootpa.  Aged 86 years.

Dearly loved wife of Harold Doecke (deceased).  Dearly loved wife of Mervyn (deceased).  Loved Mother & Mother-in-law of Joyleen, Bev and Mark, Trevor and Ellen, Mark and Renata (deceased), Steven and Nicole.  Grandma to 14 grandchildren and partners.  Great Grandma to 13 great grandchildren.  Loving sister and sister-in-law to Reta; Melvin and Margaret; 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.

The family extend their grateful appreciation to staff and volunteers at the Barossa Village for their love, care and support for Grace.

The family of Grace invite relatives and friends to her Funeral Service to be held on Friday 22 November 2019 at 2:00pm in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Penrice Road, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Grace’s Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

LIENERT, Joyleen Dianne

Passed away peacefully on 10 November 2019 at Tanunda Lutheran Home. Aged 83 years.

Dearly loved and cherished wife of Edlin for 62 years. Loving and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Kym and Robyn, Joanne, Jaimie and Brett.  Proud and loving grandmother of Rubi, Matilda and Sadie; Aimee and Luke; Harvey and Georgie.

So dearly loved, so sadly missed.

The Family of Joyleen welcome all who wish to attend a Service of Celebration of her life on Friday, 15 November 2019 at 2:00pm in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Rosedale.

JANES, Peter John

Passed away peacefully on 24 October 2019, at Tanunda Hospital.  Aged 64 years.

Dearly loved husband of Margie.  Loved father of Olivia.  Loved step-dad of Tina; Damo and Jen.  Loving Pop of Jordan, Daniel, Tahlia, Alicia; Dom, Nat; Bailey.

“Lest We Forget”

 In accordance with Janesy’s wishes a private cremation has been held.

ANDRETZKE, Aileen Denise, (nee Bartel), “Nanna”

Passed away suddenly on 19 October 2019.  Aged 68 years.

Very much loved wife of Howard.  Cherished and loving Mum of Nicki and Mathew; Michelle and Troy (dec); Tanya and Gordon; Kylie and David.  Devoted and much adored Nanna to Cody, Casey and Riley; Ethan, Zahley, Jordy and Brydey; Kieysha, Claudia and Zenayah; Henri and Josh.  Loved daughter of Ken and Phyll (dec).

“Resting peacefully with God”

The family of Aileen welcome all who wish to attend her Funeral Service on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 at 1:30pm in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany, to be followed by Aileen’s Committal in the Bethany Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Christian Blind Mission can be made at the service.

PETERSON, Jennifer Joy ‘Jenni’  nee Roberts

Taken suddenly from us on 8 October 2019.

Aged 58 years.

Beloved daughter of Brian (dec), and Irene. Loving mother of Luke and Maria; Matthew; Andrew and Natalie. Cherished grandmother to Emilia and Henry. Dearly loved sister of Valerie; Malcolm and Mandy.

So dearly loved, so sadly missed

The family of Jenni welcome all who wish to attend her Funeral Service on Wednesday, TODAY, 16 October 2019 commencing at 2:00pm in Tabor Lutheran Church, 77 Murray Street, Tanunda, to be followed by her Committal in St John’s Cemetery, Tanunda.

HOFFMANN, Avis (nee Mickan)

6-9-1928 – 29-9-2019

Dearly loved wife of Gordon (deceased).  Loved and loving mother, mother-in-law, grandma and great- grandma of Jeffrey and Denise, Faye and Colin, Michael and Heather and their families.

Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Avis, to be held on Monday, 14 October 2019 at 11:00am at St John’s Lutheran Church, Ebenezer, followed by Avis’ Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

STEPHENS, Jean Elizabeth

Passed away peacefully on 4 October 2019 at Barossa Village, Nuriootpa.  Aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of Gerald (deceased).  Loved mother and mother-in-law to Michael (deceased); and Maxine and partner Mick; Helen and Shane.  Adored Granny and Gilly of Leigh and Emma; Alyssa; Emma (deceased), Olivia and Owen; Ryan and Megan; Jackson and Liv; and great-grand children Jocelyn, Ashlee, Hendrix, Mayce, Dexter and River.

God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts.

Jean’s Funeral Service will be held on Friday, 11 October 2019 at 3:00pm in St Hugh’s Anglican Church, 10 Schilling Street, Angaston, to be followed by Jean’s Committal in Angaston Cemetery.

A donation in memory of Jean to Barossa Village, 9 Atze Parade, Nuriootpa, would be appreciated by the family and can be made at the service.

THOM, Max

Passed away on 4th October 2019 at Lyell McEwin Hospital.  Aged 79 years.

Dearly loved husband of Noleen.  Much loved father and father-in-law to Lee & Graham, Michelle, Shaun & Jen, Jason & Marie.  Proud and loving puppa to Kirsten & Travis, Jasmine & Adrian, Bianca & James, Chloe & Justin, Jay, Holly, Karis, Stacey and Kye and great-grandchildren Sahvanna, Eden, Olivia, Milla, Matilda, Jake, Liam, Elsie and Isla.

We will love you and miss you forever.  Now in perfect peace with his Lord.

Max’s family welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Friday, 11 October 2019 commencing at 11:00am in Grace Lutheran Church, St Paul’s, Murray Street, Tanunda, to be followed by Max’s Committal in Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

MADER, Vera Margaret, nee Rosenzweig

Passed away on 25 September 2019.  Aged 83 years.

Reunited with her much loved and adored husband Les.  Mother of Rose-Marie and Anthony. Mother-in-law of Andrew.  Grandma of Maddison (Carly) and Jared; Nikki; Symone.

You will be very much missed.  Your star may have faded here on earth, but is shining brightly in heaven.  Forever loved and in our hearts always.

 Vera’s Funeral Service was held on Saturday, 5 October 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Light Pass, with her Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

GRAUE, Hazel Jean, formerly Hailstone, nee Herman

Passed away peacefully on 25 September 2019 at Tanunda Lutheran Home. Aged 95 years.

Dearly loved wife of Clifford Graue (dec). Loved step-mother of Susan and Paul, Peter and Colleen. Step-grandmother to Jackie and Kim.

Remembered with love.

 Special thanks to the Staff and Volunteers at the Tanunda Lutheran Home for the love and care shown to Hazel.

 A Celebration of Hazel’s life will be held on Thursday, 3 October 2019 at 10.00 am in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda.

Private Cremation

 

 

MITTERBAUER, Hilde

Passed away peacefully on 28 September 2019.

Loving Mother of Helmut and Garry (both deceased).  Devoted Grandmother of Tara and Bonny-Rose.  Loyal and generous friend to many.

At Peace

All welcome to Hilde’s Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 1 October 2019 at 3:00pm at her graveside in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

KLUCZKO, Myra, nee Schulz

Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home, on 16 September 2019. Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Tony.

Much loved mother of Michael and Louise, adored mother-in-law of Carla. Loving Nanna to Daniel and Rosie, Rachel and Nick, Shannon, Michael Jnr.  Great Nanna to Brooklyn and Noah.

God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts.  Now re-united with her beloved Tony.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Myra’s life to be held on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 at 10.00 am in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda to be followed by her Committal in the St John’s Cemetery, Tanunda.

MURRIN, Roma Laureth, nee Shiell

Passed away peacefully into Glory on Sunday, 15 September 2019 at Tanunda Lutheran Home.  Aged 92 years.

A beautiful lady who was dearly loved by her family and all that knew her.  “You were our sunshine.”

Our heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful staff at Tanunda Lutheran Home who cared for our precious ‘Romey’ for the past six years….forever thankful.

The family of Roma welcome all who wish to attend the Celebration of her life to be held on Monday, 23 September 2019 at 11.00 am in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda.

SHERWOOD, Robert Charles

13.4.1953 ~ 16.9.2019

Passed away at Angaston Hospital surrounded by his family following a short illness.

Loved husband to Rosie.  Loved father to Kym and Christine, Daryl and Kristy, and Russell.  Special Grandpa to Jacob, Madison, Cameron, Charlie, Grace, Ollie, Indie and Arizona.  Father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.

Sadly missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Robert’s life to be held on Sunday 22 September 2019 at 2.00 pm at home, Truro Creek, 2 West Terrace, Truro, followed by his Committal in the Truro Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service would be welcomed and can be made at the service.

BAYLIS, Mary Frances

Passed away peacefully at Tanunda on 11 September 2019.  Aged 87 years.

Reunited with her dearly loved husband Frank.  Dearly loved Auntie to her nieces and nephews.

In God’s Care

The family of Mary invite relatives and friends to her Funeral Service on Tuesday 17 September 2019 at 10:00am in the Grace Lutheran Church, St John’s, Tanunda, followed by her Committal in St. John’s Cemetery.

LINKE, Maurice Helmut

Passed away peacefully on Monday 9th September 2019, at Wirraminna Care, Williamstown. Aged 84 years.

Dearly loved and loving husband of Gwen.

Loved father and father-in-law of Christine and Chris, Adam and Vanessa. Dear Grandpa of Daniel.

Deep in our hearts you will always stay loved, missed and remembered every day. Sadly missed.

The family of Maurice welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Monday 16 September 2019 at 2.00 pm in the Holy Cross Gruenberg Lutheran Church, Moculta, to be followed by Maurice’s Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

WELLS, Michael Edward ‘Mike’

Passed away peacefully on 9 September 2019, at home. Aged 82 years.

Together again with his beloved wife, May.

Much loved father and father-in-law of Michelle and Mark; Graeme and Anne-Marie; Rob.  Adored Grandad to Emma and Phil, Lauren and Lauren; Charlie, Emily, Oliver.

The family of Michael welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Monday 16 September, 2019, commencing at 11.00 am, in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

 Private Cremation

MATERNE, Gladys Evelyn (nee Seidel)

16.11.1934 – 29.8.2019  Aged 84 years

Beloved wife of Kevin.  Loved, cherished and sadly missed mother to Susanne & Myles (d), Jennifer & Mick, Michael & Tania, Jillian & Wayne.  Precious Nanna to Shane & Chantel, Ben & Alison, Josh & Camille, Renae and Cale, Arran, Abby, Kane, Brittany, Maddison, Tiesha, Amber.  Devoted Great Nanna to Breea, Jye, Jimmy (d), Grace, Spencer.

God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Gladys to be held on Thursday, 5 September 2019 at 1:30pm in St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa, followed by Gladys’ Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.  A memorial donation to the Bible Society is welcome and can be made at the service.

DIOTTI, Almo

25.8.1933 ~ 25.8.2019

Passed away peacefully at home.

Loved husband of Christine.  Loved father of Anthony, Veronica, Andrew and Adam.  Father-in-law of Helen and Tania.  Grandfather of seven.

Rest in Peace

The family of Almo welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Monday, 2 September 2019 at 2:00pm in Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 14 Barker Street, Prospect, followed by Almo’s burial in Centennial Park.

ROBERTS, Edward John ‘Jack’

Passed away peacefully on 24 August 2019.  Aged 88 years.

Dearly loved husband of Heather.  Loved father and father-in-law of Shaun and Nancy; Andrew and Heidi.  Poppa Jack to Leah, Dylan: Jarrod, Kaitlyn.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a Celebration of Jack’s life on Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.