WUTKE, Bruce Neville
Passed away peacefully on 13 July 2020. Aged 81 years.
Respected father of Tanya, Veronica and Craig. Grandfather of Bridget, Samantha and Christian.
God saw you getting weary, the hill too steep to climb, He put His arms around you and whispered: “Peace be thine”.
Funeral arrangements to be advised.
LESTER, Roy Frederick
24.5.1930 ~ 12.7.2020
Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village. Aged 90 years.
Dearly loved husband of Hazel. Much loved father and grandfather.
Deeply loved, forever missed.
Please refer to our website for Roy’s Funeral arrangements.
BEISIEGEL, Wendy Kay nee Tamke
8.10.1955 ~ 7.7.2020
Dearly loved wife of Dieter.
Loving Mum to Rachel, Belinda and James. Loved Mother-in-law to Kim and James. Adored Grandma to Jacob, Talia, Ayla, Asha and Taj.
A special thank you to the staff of the Royal Adelaide Hospital, especially staff of Ward 7E and ICU.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Leukaemia Foundation at leukaemia.org.au
A private funeral will be held due to COVID-19 restrictions and a celebration of Wendy’s life will take place at the SA Athletics Stadium, Marjorie Jackson Nelson Drive, Mile End on Sunday 9 August at 1 pm.
For details please go to the Barossa Funerals website or the Little Athletics Association website and social media: salaa.org.au
Please bring your memories with you to share.
Forever in our hearts.
KOOP, Frank Roy
Passed away on 2 July 2020. Aged 94 years.
Dearly loved husband of Mona (deceased). Loving father and father-in-law to David and Lyn, Geraldine and Mark, Janette and Tony. Adored Pa to Paul and Tiffany, Sarah and Jai, Nigel, Shaun and Asher, Carly and Josh. Adored Great Pa to Liam and Mason.
Now in God’s care, to be reunited with Mona.
The family of Frank invite Relatives and Friends to his Funeral Service, to be held on Thursday 16 July 2020 at 2:00pm in Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass to be followed by Frank’s Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.
Apu, Joseph (Romeo) Toth passed away peacefully in the afternoon on the 15 June 2020. Aged 87 years.
Our Beautiful and dearest Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Husband, and Friend to many throughout his life, will be missed so much.
Until we meet again Apu, your family. Love you forever. Rest in peace. You are in Jehovah’s Loving memory.
Edes Apank Orokre Szeretunk. Loved forever by his children and their Families.
RECENT DEATH & FUNERAL NOTICES
RASMUS, Winifred May, nee Blucher, ‘Winnie’
Passed away peacefully on 29 June 2020. Aged 100 years.
Loved wife of the late Claude Rasmus. Loving mother of Neil, Lindsay and Geoffrey, who have all pre-deceased her. Loved mother-in-law. Loved Grandma of 8 and Great-Grandma of 16.
At rest with Grandpa and your 3 sons.
Forever in our hearts.
Winnie’s Funeral Service will be held on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 1:30pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda. As a maximum attendee limit applies at the chapel, please call Barossa Funerals on 8563 0900 or email email@example.com providing your name, relationship to Winnie and contact phone number, if you would like to attend. In the event of the number wanting to attend being greater than the chapel limit, you will be contacted to advise.
SCHULZ, Joan, nee Hage
Joan passed away peacefully with family at her side in the Tanunda Hospital on 1 July 2020. Aged 89 years.
Reunited with her dearly beloved husband John. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Greg and Debbie (dec), Peter and Hannah, Andrew and Gayle, Chris and Jill, Kym and Michelle. Adored Nanna of Robert, Ian; Will, Alex, Oli; Rebecca, Jessica; Joel, Toby, David; Dylan, Jacob and their partners. Cherished Great-Gran of 6.
In God’s Care.
A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on Tuesday 7 July 2020 at 11.00 am in Grace Lutheran Church, St John’s Complex, 11 Jane Place, Tanunda. Private Cremation.
In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer would be appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the Service.
HEINRICH, Josephine Anne ‘Josie’
Passed away peacefully on Sunday 28 June 2020. Aged 84 years.
Dearly loved wife of Carl (dec). Loving mother of Julie, Graeme, Vicki and Tim. Adored Grandma to Lisa, Keren and Simon, Tyla and Sam, and Nicholas.
Reunited with Dad.
The family thank the staff at Tanunda Lutheran Home for their amazing care and love shown to our Mum.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Josie, to be held on Thursday 2 July 2020 at 11:30am in St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa to be followed by Josie’s Committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.
BOCKMANN, Ian Lance
Taken from us suddenly on 9 June 2020. Aged 72 years.
Beloved and loving husband of Jenny. Much loved Dad of Jason, Nicholas, Nikki and Kelley. Loved Father-in-law of Robyn, Andy and Tom. Adored Papa of Eden, Miles; Jordan, Alahna; Molly and Remi.
Our memories we have will remain forever.
A private Funeral Service has been held.
VOGELSANG, Melva Nieta, nee Eckert
29/4/1929 ~ 15/6/2020
Passed away peacefully with family at her side. Aged 91 years.
Loved wife of Rex (dec). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Marion (dec), Lorraine and Neville, Peter and Hazel, Cynthia (dec), Elle and Garry, Stuart and Jenny. Loved Grandma of 11 and Great-Grandma of 14.
Many thanks to all staff at Hamley Bridge Aged Care and Dr Kozy. You were all so caring to Mum.
At home with the Lord.
A Private Family Service has been held.
SMITH, Robert Lyall
20.12.1944 ~ 11.6.2020
Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village Residency. Aged 75 years.
We are richly blessed to have shared more than 30 years together with Robert.
In our thoughts, always loved by Rhonda, Anne-Marie and Graham and special Grandad to Cooper.
With special thanks to our extended family at Barossa Village Residency for their love and care over the past 2 years.
A private family service has been held.
FLINN, Esther Johanne, nee Baum
10.4.1922 – 9.6.2020
Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home. Aged 98 years.
Beloved wife of Thomas (dec). Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Elizabeth and Jeffrey; Lorraine and Dean. Adored Grandma of Anne; Alex and Natasha, Rebecca and Mark. Cherished Great Grandma of Chelsea, Jaymee, Sienna, Isaac and Alfie.
I lift up my eyes to the hills, where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121
Esther’s family would like to thank Dr Adams and all the staff at the Tanunda Lutheran Home for their care and kindness.
KOWALD, James Barry
24.5.1934 ~ 16.6.2020
Dearly loved husband of Shirley. Much loved Dad to Mark and Gaynor; Rebecca. Adored Grandpa to Joel and Elyse; Dana and Dylan. Great-Grandpa to Aria and Austin.
The memories we have will remain forever.
A Private Funeral for James has been held.
HILI, Charles George ‘Charlie’
Passed away peacefully on 14 June 2020. Aged 64 years.
Loving husband of Robyn. Loving father and father-in-law of Andrew and Krystal; Alex and Ray; Penny and Daniel. Nannu of Axl, Florence, Thea and Haddie.
Dearly loved son of Connie and Joe. Loved brother of Peter and Jocelyn and family.
RASMUS, Geoffrey Graham ‘Razz’
Passed away peacefully on 23 May 2020. Aged 69 years.
Dearly loved partner of Rosemary.
Beloved Dad of Michelle, Tim, Greg, Tracy, Bronwyn and Andy. Loved Poppy of Hayden, Kimberly, Blake, Sarah, Jacob, Branden, Zac, Dylan, Bailey, Kelly, Emily and Hannah. Great Poppy of Aviana and Ivy.
Son of Winnie and Claude (dec) Rasmus. Brother of Neil and Lindsay (both dec).
Sadly missed by all.
SCHMIDTKE, Eric Raymond
20.12.1928 ~ 13.6.2020
Passed away peacefully with Lorna at his side. Aged 90 years.
Dearly loved husband of Lorna for 70 years. Loved Dad of David (d), Graeme and Carol. Much loved Pa of Samantha and Daniel, and Kimberly. Great Pa of Harvey.
Now in God’s heavenly home.
A private family service has been held.
MADER, Geoffrey Wayne ‘Geoff’
23-5-1952 ~ 6-6-2020
Passed away suddenly but peacefully surrounded by his loving family.
Much loved husband of Rosalie. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Sarah & Steven; Matthew & Teena. Adored Poppa/Grandpa of Henley & Ellora; Astyn & Shyla.
It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone, for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.
A Private Funeral Service for Geoff has been held.
NOLL, Lorna Elizabeth, nee Nitschke
18.5.1936 – 3.6.2020
Formerly of Blanchetown. Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village Nursing Home.
Beloved wife of Robert ‘Bob’ for 64 years. Much loved mother of Philip (deceased), Karen, Steven and David. Adored Grandma to Amy, and Tom and Milly.
God has her in his keeping.
Sincere thanks to the staff and carers at Barossa Village for their care and kindness to Lorna.
A private family burial service will be held at the Murbko Lutheran Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa.
In lieu of flowers a donation to Dementia Australia would be appreciated, 1300 636679 or www.dementia.org.au
ROHRLACH, Lynette Ellen, nee Miegel
1.8.1954 ~ 24.5.2020
Adored wife of Kevin. Precious Mum of Tamara and Dave, Adrian and Traci. Over the moon loved Nanny to Evelyn, Peyton and Xavier.
Now in Heaven as a shining star.
A private family service will be held.
A link to Lyn’s funeral service will be available on our website Friday evening.
In lieu of flowers we invite you to join together with your friends and family and hold a morning tea in memory of Lyn to support Cancer Council, www.biggestmorningtea.com.au
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family
5.10.1940 – 17.05.2020
Dearly loved wife of the late Malcolm. Dearly loved mother of Andrew, Mandy, Graham (Deceased) Loved grandmother of Jasmine, Alicia, Emily, Alice, Great Grandmother to Xavier, Maya, River & Liam
Will be sadly missed.
Memorial donations can be made to the York Peninsula Community Transport directly on 8853 3700.
SAVIN, Mark Andrew
Suddenly passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020.
Aged 57 years.
Dearly loved by your wife, Heather and three children, Kyle and daughter-in-law Renee, Larissa, Stacey and partner, Sam.
Forever in our hearts.
MANSER, Gladys Margaret, nee Henke
Passed away peacefully on 17 May 2020 at the RAH. Aged 89 years.
Loved and loving wife of Malcolm.
Dearly loved mother of Christine, Ian and Peter and their families.
A wonderful caring person to everyone.
We knew the time was coming when we would have to say goodbye, our hearts are filled with sadness but the memories will never die.
SCHULTZ, Martin Frederick
25.10.1929 – 16.5.2020 Aged 90 years
Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village Residency.
Dearly loved husband of Glenda for 62 years. Blessed with a lifetime of love and devotion.
Much loved father and father in law of Andrew & Cheryl, Meredith & Kym Hobbs, Cathie & Grahame Tonkin, Evan & Bruna.
Dad, you were always here for us all and we treasure your love, guidance and inspiration.
Proud and adored Grandfather of Jamie & Laura, Ryan & Lauren; Caitlin, Lucas, Rachel; Sarah & Pan, Craig & Tash, Daniel; Ben, Emma & Aaron. Great-grandfather to Alice; Darcee; Calan & Derek.
Brother to Gwendolyn, Margaret (dec) and Reginald (dec).
We will keep you alive in our memories and always in our hearts.
Our sincere thanks to the staff at Barossa Village Residency who cared so beautifully for our father.
Martin’s funeral service will be held privately with his committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.
SCHILLER, Wendy Dawn, nee Jentke
Passed away peacefully on 18 May 2020 at Tanunda Lutheran Home. Aged 82 years.
Dearly loved wife of the late Arnold. Loved Mum of Brenton and Barb, grandmother of Jake and Jenna, Carey and Kim, great grandmother of Louis, Rupert and Cooper.
Safe in the arms of Jesus.
Dearly loved mum of Andrea and mother-in-law of Wes. Grandma to Andrew and Prue, Rachel and Karl, Daniel and Heather, Kait and Vu. Great-grandma to Henry, Mitchell, Harrison, Joshua and Rebecca.
Jesus has you in His care, we have you in our hearts.
We will miss you Mum, you were always an active person with your gardening, bowls and card games. You loved taking photos and being with your family and your mind stayed active to the end even as life slipped away from your body – the pain is over now and you’re in heaven with Dad. Much loved Mum and Grandma of Peter, Meldred, Samuel and Ryan.
Mum, you were the guiding light of our family. You loved your flowers and friends, but you kept your family closest to your heart. Back in Dad’s loving embrace. Love Kathy, Neville and family.
Loved mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Melissa. Grandma to Regan and Jake, Braiden, Bailey and Ariana.
Now in God’s care.
God looked around his garden and found an empty place, He looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. Words are few, thoughts are deep, memories of you are ours to keep. Josie, Barry, Nicola, Kellie and Benjamin.
A memorial service for Wendy will be held at a later date. Click here to read Wendy’s funeral address.
EY, Neville Roy
19.11.1956 ~ 6.5.2020
Taken from us suddenly. Aged 63 years.
Dearly loved husband of Mary-Anne. Much loved Dad of Jeremy, Andrew and Jayden. Loved father-in-law to Stacey. Cherished Pop to Alexis. Loved brother of Suzanne, Gary and Jacqui.
Words are few, thoughts are deep, precious memories are ours to keep.
A private family service will be held.
LUCAS, Robin Kenneth
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
8.5.1951 ~ 7.5.2020
Dearly loved son of Keith and Ila (both deceased). Loved brother of Jeffrey ‘Luke’ (deceased), Jae, Nola and Arnold.
Will be sadly missed by all his nephews and nieces.
SCHIRMER, Lita Doreen
Passed away peacefully on 3rd May 2020. Aged 83 years
Daughter of the late Ernst and Alwine Schirmer. Admired sister of Mervyn and Grace; and baby Melvin (all deceased). Loved Aunty of Joyleen, Bev and Mark, Trevor and Ellen, Mark and Penelope, Steven and Nicole, and their families.
A talented musician and teacher, now in the everlasting arms of her Lord.
Lita’s funeral service will be held privately, with her committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.
ZIERSCH, Esme June, nee Pohl
Passed away peacefully at Wheatfields Nursing Home, Freeling, on 1st May 2020. Aged 77 years.
Dearly loved Wife of Kerwin (deceased). Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Brent and Cathy Ziersch, Sherree and John Schiller, Rebekah and Craig Marschall. Much loved Nanny to Jarrod and Alexa, Travis and Bre; Melanie; Bradley and Timothy.
We will miss you.
“The Lord is my Shepherd”
Our sincere thanks for the care given to Mum by the staff at Wheatfields Nursing Home.
A private service with Esme’s family will be held, with her committal in the North Rhine Cemetery, Keyneton.
PATTERSON, Douglas Arnold
26.08.1945 ~ 29.04.2020 Aged 74 years
Loved husband of Margaret. Father and Father-in-law of Gavin and Linda, Cathy and Jim, Jo and Anthony. Grumps to Jo-san, Zoe, McCoy and Sakara, Cameron and Brodie, Myles, Marley and Amara.
Sincere thanks to the Doctors and staff at the Lyell McEwin Hospital for their care.
Passed away peacefully on 3 May 2020. Aged 84 years.
Loving husband of the late Shirley. Loved Father and Father-in-law to Lyn and Henry, Wendy and Jack, Neil and Annette. Loved Grandpa to Rebecca, Jason; Cassie, Reece; Grace, Millie. Great Grandpa to Adam, Levi, Tate. Loved brother of Margaret Dyer and Jack Anderson.
A life well lived, now at rest.
Sincere thanks to the caring staff of Tanunda Lutheran Home.
A celebration of Lindsay’s life will be held at a future date to be advised.
LANGRIDGE, Laurel Fay
14/10/1949 – 17/4/2020
Loving mother of Trish and Kerryn.
Nana of Jade, Tyler, and Sharni.
Finally at Peace
BARLOW, Lesley Gale
5-11-1943 – 22-4-2020 ~ Aged 76 years
Passed away peacefully at the Angaston Hospital.
Loving & devoted mother of Alison (Ally), Karen, Paul, Jodie and Dale. Loved Mother in law of Steve, Rob and Scott. Adored Grammy of Tristan, Carl, Jordan, Eli, Jimmy, Riley and Nadia. Proud GG to Hayden and Callum.
Our sincere thanks to Dr Lisa White and the simply amazing nursing staff at Angaston Hospital who cared so deeply for our beautiful Mum.
Words cannot express our incredible feeling of loss of this amazing and inspirational woman. Truly blessed to have had her in our life.
Memorial service to be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations to “Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer” appreciated.
BORMANN, Inez Karen, nee Haggett
Formerly of Cambrai. Passed away peacefully on 1 April 2020. Aged 80 years.
Loving wife of Ivan. Loved mother of David (deceased) and Richard (Rick) Sweetman and extended families.
A memorial service for Inez will be held in the future.
MAHLO, Ronald Norman
12.7.1932 ~ 5.4.2020
Dearly loved and loving husband of Fay. Loved Dad of Jennifer, Christine, Grant and daughter-in-law Julie. Dear Pa to Tara and John, Cherie and Dane; Daisy and Shannon, Lily; and Matthew. Loved Great Pa of Maya and Taj.
‘Rest in Peace’ ~ ‘In God’s Care’
Special thanks to all Staff at Eldercare, Evanston Park. Our family appreciated the care given to Ron.
Private Funeral Service.
TYMMONS, Nicole Louise
Sadly taken by accident on 22 March 2020. Aged 24 years.
Loving daughter of Mark and Sherrilyn. Loved sister of Scott. Devoted life partner of Aaron. Reunited with Grandpa Gordon.
We are so very proud of our darling daughter and all her achievements within the short term she ran her business, Diamond Cut Hair & Beauty.
Missing you every day my darling “girlie”, my amazing sister, now my incredible angel, so very proud of the woman you are and all you have achieved. Love Scott and your beloved “Pom Piper”.
Forever a C.R.A.B. member.
A private family Funeral Service was held at Sedan Lutheran Church, with Nicole’s Committal in the Sedan Cemetery.
WENDT, Henry John
14/12/1941 – 01/04/2020
“I will always be your best flower”. Dearly loved husband of Helen (Romans 8:28).
Gentle and caring father of Michelle and Anthony and “farm’ Poppa to Chelsea, Jack and Phoebe Mickan (Hebrews 10:23).
We cherish our conversations and storytelling, Sarah Wendt and Greg, Curtis and Mitchell Alsop (Romans 5:3-4).
We will miss the old ute coming up the road to the farm, Steven and Leonora, Ossian and Rollo Wendt (Joshua 1:9).
We will always treasure your faith, strength and perseverance, Alison and John, Henry, Isaac and Hannah Barkley (Luke 8:43-49).
Safe in the arms of Jesus.
A Private Funeral for Henry was be held at St Peters Lutheran Church, Greenock.
BLACKWOOD, Kim Sharon
Kim passed away peacefully at Tanunda Hospital on Sunday 22 March 2020.
Much loved mother of “Beanie”, sister to Adam and life long friend of Gina.
Special thanks and deep appreciation to the staff at Tanunda Hospital for their love and compassion shown to Kim.
JOLLY, Ronald James ‘Ron’
Passed away quietly on 14 March 2020. Aged 79 years.
Dearly loved husband of Bette. A loving father and step-father of 6 and their partners. Pa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The commemoration of Ron’s life Service was held on Monday 23 March 2020 in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.
ROGERS, Maurice John ‘Maurie’
8.6.1928 – 9.3.2020
Late of Black Hill and Sedan.
Adored father of Peggy, Helen and Jay.
A Celebration of Maurie’s life will be held at the Sedan Hotel on Friday 20 March 2020 at 2:00pm.
HEAD, Roderick Antony
4/2/1952 – 6/3/2020
Passed away Friday 6 March 2020 in his home in Tanunda.
Much loved husband of Raelene (dec), son of Les and Mary (both dec), father of Kingsley, father in law of Olivia, grandfather of Abigail and Rebecca.
Dad you will be missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Rod, to be held on Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 11:00am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda. Private Cremation.
WENDT, Rita Melva, nee Stelzer
Passed away peacefully on 6 March 2020 in her 101st year.
Beloved wife of Harold (deceased). Much loved mother of Nola.
Rest in Peace.
A Celebration of Rita’s life will be held at St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Bevan Street, Greenock on Wednesday, 18 March 2020 at 2:00pm followed by Rita’s burial in the Greenock Cemetery.
TEN HOOPEN, Wombat “Peter” Bernard
Passed away peacefully at home. Aged 53 years.
Much loved eldest son of Antonius (dec), and Betty. Loved big brother of Antonia, Christine, Mark, Pauline, Ben (dec), John and Anthony.
Wombat’s family invite all who would like to attend a Service to Celebrate his life, to be held on Thursday 12 March 2020 at 2.00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.
In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Muscular Dystrophy Australia would be appreciated and can be made at the Service or mda.org.au
HENTSCHKE, Jean Muriel (nee Dahlitz)
29/12/1926 – 02/03/2020
Aged 93 years. Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home.
Wife of the late Mervyn Walter Hentschke. Beloved Mother of Gloria, Faye and Ian. Mother-in-law of Randall, Bob (dec) and Christina. Loving Nan of Fiona, Nathan, James, Oliver, Sarah, Luke, Rebecca, Jessica and Amy. Great Grandmother of twelve children.
Forever in our Hearts
Jean’s family invite all you wish to attend a Service to Celebrate her Life to be held on Tuesday 10 March 2020 at 10:00am in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda.
ROOCKE, Denise Helen, nee Stelzer
Passed away peacefully on 2 March 2020. Aged 81 years.
Beloved wife of Tasman (Jim) Roocke (deceased). Devoted partner of 19 years to Don Kaesler. Loving mother to Kym, Teresa and Nigel. Mother-in-law to Carolyn, Michael and Terese. Nanny to Dana, Luke, Fallon, Emma, Beth, Hayden, Alex, Erin, Tabrett and partners, Luke, Brooke, Alex, Claudia and Liam.
Denise was a devoted mother and grandmother and a loyal friend to many. Loved beyond words, she was a very special and beautiful part of our family and will be dearly missed.
Treasured in our hearts you’ll stay, until we all meet again one day.
Our sincere thanks for the care and love given to Mum by the staff at Barossa Village.
Denise’s family invite relatives and friends to her Funeral Service on Monday, 9 March 2020 at 2:30pm in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Denise’s burial in Nuriootpa Cemetery. Garden flowers, or a memorial donation to Alzheimer’s Australia, would be appreciated and can be made at the service.