Death & Funeral Notices

Death & Funeral Notices2019-06-26T08:45:22+09:30

NICHOLLS, Mavis

Passed away peacefully after a short illness on 23 June 2019.  Aged 88 years.

Dearly loved wife of Harold ‘Nick’.

Cherished Mum of Mike and Sue; Judy.  Nanna to Michaela and David.

In accordance with Mavis’ wishes, a Private Cremation has been held.

WARREN, Simeon

16.06.1927 ~ 20.06.2019  Formerly of Truro.   Passed away peacefully at Kara House, Clare.

Loved husband of Beryl, nee Bolt (dec).  Loved Dad of David (Ian) and Julie, Shirley (dec) and Trevor, Dianne and Syd.

Poppa of Jarrod, Sarah, Charlene, Kathleen, Isaac; Bronwyn, Peter, Robbie; Angie, John; and their partners.  Great-poppa of Kodi, Tyler, Ruby; Xahli, Lachlan, Nate; Grace; Jhett, Akaysha, Holly; and baby; George, John, Tia, Nick; Chloe, Crystal, Dillon, Emily; Jacob, Emily; Alex, Sam, Brayden.

Former father-in-law of Robert Graziani and Harry Bujok (dec).  Brother to John, Joe, Priscilla, Daniel and Peter (dec).  Husband of Dorothy, nee Minge.

Now at peace in God’s beautiful garden.

David (Ian) and Dianne invite Family and Friends to attend the Funeral Service for Simeon, on Thursday 27 June 2019, at 1:30pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, to be followed by his Committal in the Truro Cemetery.

RYLES, June

Of Sutherlands, South Australia, passed away suddenly on the 20th of June 2019.  Aged 73 years.

Much loved mother of Michele Weymouth and Christopher Ryles.  Mother-in-law to Brian Weymouth and Suzanne Ryles.

June was a loving Grandmother to Addison Weymouth and Ryan Ryles.

June married Lionel Ryles and the blended family grew to include Lionel’s children Jeffery, Robert and Leanne Ryles.

June was a loving Grandmother to Hanna Ryles.

The family of June invite Relatives and Friends to her Funeral Service, on Friday 28 June 2019 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

ROOCKE, Evonne Glenice (nee Pfitzner)

Passed away peacefully on 24 June 2019, at Barossa Village.  Aged 80 years.

Dearly loved wife of Murray for 60 years.

Loved mother of Grant (dec), Rodger and Janet, Darren and Karen.

Special Nanny of Shane and Carly, Steven, Daniel, Nicholas and Rachel, Hayley, Tiarna and Acacia.  Great Nanny to Tait and Charlotte.

Called home to be with her Lord.

Thank you to the wonderful staff at Barossa Village for your love and care shown to Evonne over the last 6 years.

A Celebration of Evonne’s Life will be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, on Tuesday 2 July 2019 at 11:00am, to be followed by Evonne’s Committal in the Eudunda Cemetery.

RECENT DEATH & FUNERAL NOTICES

SCHILLING, Audrey Olive (née Henschke)

Passed away peacefully on the evening of 15th June 2019, at Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Aged 90 Years.

Dearly loved wife of Colin (dec).  Loving mother of Brenton, Michael, Kevin (dec), Andrew, and mother-in-law of Margi and Natalie.  Adored by seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Now at peace with Colin in God’s arms.

In accordance with Audrey’s wishes a Private Funeral Service will be held.

Thank you to the Staff and Doctors at Tanunda Lutheran Home for your loving care of Audrey.

BELOW, Roma Bertha Mary (nee Tamke)

10.11.1923 ~ 14.6.2019

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village.

Dearly loved Wife of Norm (dec).

Loving Mother of Rosemary (dec) and Graham.  Loving Grandmother of Michael and Sarah.  Doting Great Nan of Jasmine.

Now at Peace.  Reunited with Norm.

The family of Roma welcome all who wish to attend her Funeral Service, on Tuesday 25 June 2019 at 11:00am to be held in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Roma’s Committal in the North Road Cemetery, 1A Cemetery Avenue, Nailsworth.

ELLIS, Frank

10.8.1933 – 19.6.2019

Passed away peacefully on 19 June, 2019, at Tanunda WM Hospital.

Dearly loved and devoted husband of Cynthia.  Loved father and father-in-law of Frank and Michelle, Robert and Sue, Paul and Trish.  Grandad to James, Tom, Elizabeth, Oliver, Saskia and Akira.

“Always a Toffee Boy”

Frank’s family invite Relatives and Friends to a Service to Celebrate his Life, on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 at 2.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Private Cremation

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Frank to Alzheimer’s Australia would be appreciated and can be made at the Service.

CARMODY, Gerald Laurence

17 March 1939 ~ 15 June 2019

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.

Loving Husband of Lynette.

Loving Father and Father-in-law of Debora and Mark, Chris and Derek, Janette and Peter, Alan and Julie, Roslyn and Paul, Karen and Peter, Brenton and Joy, Helene, Sean and Kylee, Craig.  Loving Grandfather of Vernon and Danni, Vanessa, Jordan and Erica, Ryan, Shane and Bek, Lee and Hinerau, Kevin, Catherine (dec), Luke and Samantha, Patrick, Nicholas, Benjamin, Kerrie and Ross, Amanda and Greg, Adam and Stacey, James and Bethany, Joshua, Jake and Brooke, Jayden, Tyson, Brieahna, Krystal.  Loving Great Grandfather of Isabel, Troy, Amber, Phoebe, Brayden, Aimee, Kiara, Emilia, Tyler, Madison, Dylan, Brayden, Myla, Ebony, Indiana, Maverick, Holly.  Loving Foster Grandad of Tahlia and Blayke.

Rest in Peace

The Relatives and Friends of the late Mr Gerald Carmody are invited to attend Requiem Mass for the Repose of his Soul, to be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 26 Gawler Street, Nuriootpa on Friday 21 June 2019 at 10:00am.

Private Cremation.  No flowers by request.

SCHUTZ, Stella Margaret (nee Heinrich)

Passed away peacefully at 6 June 2019.  Aged 88 years.

Dearly loved wife of Gordon.

Sister and sister-in-law of Ron and Shirley (both dec’d), Allan (dec’d) and Mavis, Gordon, Doreen and Reuben, Ken (dec’d).

Loved and loving Mum of Pam and Peter, Judy and Greg, Malcolm and Coral.

Adored Nanna of Chris, Steve and Kimberley, Nichole and Mark, Ben; Paul and Kate, Craig; Kym and Louise, Josh and Carolyne, Matthew and Nyssa, Jake and Julia.  Cherished Great Nanna of 13.

Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Gordon and family welcome all who wish to attend Stella’s Funeral Service, on Monday 17 June 2019 at 11:00am in St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, to be followed by her Committal in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Point Pass.

VALE, Michael John ‘Mick’

Passed away peacefully at 5 June 2019.  Aged 46 years.

Dearly loved son of Peter (d) and Chris and step-son of Trevor.

Loved Dad of Declan.

Brother of Scott and Bradley and families.

Loved by all the family and now out of pain.

All are welcome to a Celebration of Michael’s life to be held on Thursday, 13 June 2019 at 11:00am in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany.

DUNN, John Anthony

Of Kapunda, formerly Sydney.

Passed away at home.  Aged 58 years.

Loved son of John and Bridgit (both deceased).

One of natures gentlemen.

A celebration of John’s life will be held on Friday 14 June 2019 at 2.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

 

OFFLER, Jeffrey Mark ‘Jeff ’

Passed away peacefully at home, on 30 May 2019.

Beloved husband of Janine.

Loved by his family and the Punyelroo community.

He will be missed by many.

The family of Jeff, welcome all who wish to attend a Celebration of his life on Friday 7 June 2019 at 2.30 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

 

EARL, Loris Assunta (nee Tarca)

9/7/1955 – 24/5/2019

Suddenly passed aged 63 years.

Always loved and sadly missed.  Eldest daughter to Rina and Harry (dec) Tarca.  I’m going to miss her a lot, she always came to visit me.

Loved and cherished partner and best friend to Barry.  We were a great team and together we made each other very happy.  I will miss you forever.

Loving mother and mother-in-law to Kim and Dave.  Adored Nanna to Hollie, Harry and Henry.  Words can’t describe what we are feeling losing you, our lives have changed forever, you are gone but will always be in our hearts.  Rest in peace Mum, we love you.  Now Poppa will have to love us twice as much.

Much loved sister of Gino.  Aunty to Kylie, Sarah, Josh, Sam and families.  Great Aunty to Ella, Noah, Eddie, Charlie and Yuki.

Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Sonia and Stephen.  Treasured Aunty to Amanda, Millissa, Daniel, Haidee and Felicity.  It happened so quickly, it’s hard to understand, one day you were with us, the next in God’s hand.

Lori’s family invite relatives and friends to her Funeral Service on Friday, 7 June 2019 at 11:00am in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Lori’s Committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

If you wish, a donation in memory of Lori to the Heart Foundation, in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

CATLING, Francis James ‘Frank’

Passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on 22 May 2019.  Aged 75 years.

Dearly loved husband of Pam.  Dad of Sharon, Simon, Paul and Bruce.  Grand-Dad to Luke, Jake and Elena.

Privately Cremated.

GOULT, Anthony Howard ‘Tony’

Passed away peacefully on 26 May 2019.  Aged 83 years.

Dearly loved husband of Pat (d).  Loved Dad of Brenda and Peter; Ian; Roger and Sam; Kevin.  Loving Poppa to 9 Grandchildren and Poppa Tony to 8 Great-Grandchildren.

Forever in all our hearts.  Reunited with Mum.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Service to Celebrate the life of Tony, to be held in its entirety, on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 10.00 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Dementia Australia would be appreciated by the family. Envelopes will be available at the Service.

HEISER, Wolfgang

2.5.1934 ~ 17.5.2019

Loving husband of Marianne (deceased).  Loved father and father-in-law of Michael and Johanne, Dagmar and Martin.  Adored Opa to Anton, Rowan, Aidan and Madeleine.

The shock and pain will eventually pass, but our memories of you will always last.

Michael and Dagmar welcome Relatives and Friends to Wolfgang’s Funeral Service on Saturday, 1 June 2019 at 11:00am in the Neukirch Pilgrim Church Hall, 655 Belvidere Road, Ebenezer.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Wolfgang can be made to the Rett Syndrome Association of Australia. Envelopes will be provided at the service.

JOHNS, Leon Craig

31.1.1955 ~ 12.5.2019

Passed away peacefully on 12 May 2019, at Lyell McEwin Hospital.

Loved son of Colin and Laurel (d).  Beloved husband of Joan.  Cherished Dad of Kirby and Luke.  Father-in-law of Mark and Amy.

Grandfather to Willow.  Loved Furpa to his 5 Grandpuppies.

Forever in our Hearts

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

SCHROETER, Kevin Maurice

Passed away peacefully on 14 May, 2019 at Angaston Hospital.  Aged 89 years.

Dearly loved husband of Regina for 65 years.  Loving father and father-in-law of Suzanne and Ian, Robert and Jenny, James and Simela, and their families.

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

The family of Kevin welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Thursday, 23 May 2019, at 2.00pm in the St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa to be followed by his Committal in the Tabor Cemetery, 135 Murray Street, Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Cancer Council would be appreciated and can be made at the Service.

LINKE, Lawrence John

Passed away suddenly on May 8, 2019.  Aged 77 years.

Dearly loved husband of Dianne for almost 50 years, “Always in my heart, until we meet again”.  Greatly loved and admired Dad of Darren, Grant and Rebecca, and father-in-law of Chris, Kylie and Brenton.  Beloved Grandpa of Cassandra, Katie, Lachie, Joanna, Angela and William.

Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.

The Family of Lawrence invite Relatives and Friends to his Funeral Service on MONDAY May 20, 2019 at 1:00pm in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa to be followed by Lawrence’s Committal in Holy Cross Gruenberg Lutheran Church Cemetery, Moculta.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be made to Lutheran World Service. Envelopes will be available at the Service.

TONKIN, Clement Brian ‘Clem’

Passed away 11th May, 2019.  Aged 83 years.

Loved and loving Husband of Bev.  Much loved Father of Annette and Graham (d)†, Bryan and Karen, and Peter.  Treasured Poppa of Emma and Ben, Nicholas and Lucy.  Loved Great-Grand ‘Pa’ of Kooper, Emmett and Oskar(d).

Your heart of gold stopped beating, your working hands at rest, God broke our hearts to take you. He only takes the best.   At rest after a courageous fight.  Now in God’s hands.

Forever in our hearts.

Bev and family invite Relatives and Friends to a Service to Celebrate the life of Clem on FRIDAY 17 May 2019 at 2.00 pm in the Nuriootpa Uniting Church, 56 Murray Street, Nuriootpa.

KURTZ, Anthony Stephan ‘Tony’

Passed away peacefully on 10 May, 2019.  Aged 61 years.

Dearly loved husband of Bonita.  Loving father of Benjamin and Daniel.

Forever in our hearts.

“Come to me all who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest”   Matt. 11:28

Bonita, Benjamin and Daniel invite relatives and friends to the service to celebrate the life of Tony on THURSDAY, 16 May 2019, at 2.00 pm in the Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass.

Private Cremation

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service would be appreciated, envelopes will be available at the service.

MENZEL, Keith Henry

Formerly of Stockwell.  Passed away peacefully at Trevu House Gawler on 5th of May 2019, in his 76th year (2 days shy of 77).

Husband of Sandra.  Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Scott and Paula, Leah and Mark.  Special Pa to Lachlan, Tyson and Sophie, Jackson, Charlize and Tahlia.

Memories of woodwork, pigeons, canaries, gardening and strong ‘high fives’ until the end.

“Come to me all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”  Matthew 11:28

The family of Keith welcome all who wish to attend his Funeral Service on Tuesday 14 May 2019 at 2.00 pm, in the Stockwell Lutheran Church, Stockwell.

Donations in memory of Keith to Diabetes SA appreciated and can be made at the service.

MATTNER, Ruth Meta

17.3.1937 ~ 4.5.2019

Passed away peacefully at Eudunda Hospital.

Dearly loved daughter of Friedrich ‘Charlie’ and Agnes ‘Meta’ (both deceased).  Loved sister of Ludwig (deceased).

Reunited with her family in God’s Heavenly Home.  Forever with the Lord.

Relatives and Friends are invited to the Funeral Service for Ruth, to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, on Monday 13 May 2019 at 1.30 pm, to be followed by Ruth’s Committal in the Eudunda Cemetery.

GOULT, Patricia Ann “Pat”

Passed away suddenly on 30 April 2019.  Aged 81 years.

Dearly loved wife of Tony.  Loving Mum of Brenda and Peter; Ian; Roger and Sam; Kevin.  Loving Nanna to 9 Grandchildren and Nanna Pat to 8 Great-Grandchildren.

Forever in our hearts.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Service to Celebrate the life of Pat, to be held in its entirety, on Friday 10 May 2019 at 10.30am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Dementia Australia would be appreciated by the family. Envelopes will be available at the Service.

BARNETT, David Selwyn

Passed away suddenly at Moculta on 29 April 2019.  Aged 69 years.

Dearly loved husband of Penny.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Matthew and Emma, Katrina and Jeff.  Treasured Pa of Henry, Georgia, Evie, Ethan and Austin.

The family of David invite relatives and friends to celebrate his life at a service on Thursday 9 May 2019 at 1:30pm in the Keyneton Independent Chapel, 905 Keyneton Road, Keyneton.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to the Heart Foundation or SA Ambulance Service would be appreciated by the family and can be made at the service.

JOHNSON, Joan

Passed away on 21 April 2019.  Aged 85 years.

Loved wife of Ken.  Dear Mum of Tracy and Bradley.

Private cremation in accordance with Joan’s wishes.

KROEMER, Gladys Roma (nee Zerna)

30.12.1927 ~ 25.04.2019

Much loved wife of Vic (dec).  Loving mother of Peter, Trevor and Sandra.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Gladys, to be held on Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 11:00am in the Langmeil Lutheran Church, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda, to be followed by Gladys’ Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

SCHILLER, Gwenda Dorothy (nee Cummings)

Called to her Heavenly Home on 17 April 2019, while resident at the Kapunda Nursing Home.  Aged 92 years.

Loved and devoted wife of Clarrie (dec).  Dearly loved, devoted and respected Mother and Mother-in-law of Graeme (dec), Coralie and Jeffrey, Leanne and Steve.

The family of Gwenda invite all who wish to attend her Funeral Service, on Friday 26 April 2019 at 1.30 pm in the St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, to be followed by Gwenda’s Committal in the Eudunda Cemetery.

RUCHS, Arthur William ‘Bill’

 4.3.1929 ~ 20.4.2019

Aged 90 years.  Passed away at Barossa Village with family by his side.

Lovingly remembered by his wife Valda and children Robert, Peter, Graham, Lyn & Carol.

Bill, you have been a loving and devoted husband for over 62 years. You will be sorely missed.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Bill, to be held on Friday, 26 April 2019 at 10:00am, at his graveside, in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation to Childhood Leukaemia would be appreciated by the family. Envelopes available at the Service.

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.