Death & Funeral Notices

Death & Funeral Notices2022-01-22T09:13:04+10:30

Funeral Restrictions in South Australia

 Covid Restriction Update – as current restrictions are under review, updates will be advised here.

Please refer to individual Funeral Notices on our Death and Funeral Notices on this page for details and to confirm if registration to attend is required.  When registering to attend a Funeral, please provide your name and contact phone number.

The current government requirement is for masks to be worn inside all venues.

We continue to be on call 24 hours, so if you need assistance or advise, please don’t hesitate to call us.

 MUNCHENBERG, Marlene Elizabeth, nee Schiller

21.04.1939 ~ 19.01.2022

Passed away peacefully to her Heavenly home to join Reg.

Loving mother of Elizabeth and Ron, Kingsley and Kerry, Narelle and Paula.

Mem of Zachary and Jasmine; Eron and Antony; Jessica, Matthew, Hallie and Malakai; Wade, Victoria and Carter; Callum and Erin; Jayde and Denby.

‘ Thank you for your care’

The family of Marlene invite relatives and friends to her Funeral Service on Monday 31st January, 2022 at 2:00pm in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Truro.  As the church is limited for attendance there is also an opportunity to join the service by livestream at the Truro Oval Hall.

Please register to attend the Service, by providing your name and contact number by email to: serviceformarlenem@gmail.com

For those unable to attend who would like to watch Marlene’s service by livestream a link will be placed here, when available.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Marlene to Cancer Council SA would be appreciated at can be made direct at – cancersa.org.au

Envelopes will be available at the service.

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MODISTACH, Allan Donald

Passed away peacefully after a long illness, on 20 January 2022.

Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved husband of Rita.

Much loved step-father of Veronica, Ken (dec), Sharon, Sue and Drew.

Poppy Allan to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Much loved brother of Sydney and Melva, both deceased.

Uncle to Steven, Rodney, Dianne and Janine and their Children and Grandchildren

Resting in God’s care.

Thank you to the doctors and staff of Tanunda Hospital for their loving care and support.

A service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held on Friday 28 January 2022 at 10.00 am in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany, followed by Allan’s burial in the Bethany Cemetery.

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VELDKAMP, William Joseph “Bill”

18.4.1950 ~ 11.1.2022

Dearly loved husband of Judi.

Loved and loving Dad of James (dec); Anthony and Tanya; Jacinta and Leigh.

Pa to Charlotte and Felicity; Opa to Mitchell, Connor and Miranda.

Take heart and peace be upon Bill.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at Lambert Estate Wines, 55 Long Gully Road, Angaston on Friday 21 January 2022 at 11.00am.

Registration to attend required, please email to: jclveldkamp@hotmail.com

CLICK HERE to watch Bill’s service.

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ZEUNERT, Pamela Isabel, nee Steinert

Passed away peacefully on 15th January 2022.  Aged 90 years.

Loved wife of Alick (dec).

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Keryl and Leon, Raelene and Richard, Maxine (dec), and Steven.

Fond grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 18.

Rest in Peace

As per Pam’s wishes a private family funeral will be held.

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TARCA, Onorina ‘Rina’ Mafalda, (nee Tamiozzo)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Barossa Village on Sunday 16th January 2022, aged 93 years.

Dearly loved wife of Aurelio ‘Harry’ (dec).  Loving mother and mother-in-law to Gino and partner Bernice, Loris (dec), Sonia and Stephen.  Cherished Nanna to Kylie & Andrew, Sarah & Phillip, Joshua & Bryony, Sam & Claire, Kim & Dave, Amanda, Millissa & Adam, Daniel & Caitlin, Haidee & Adam and Felicity.  Adored Great Nanna to Ella, Noah, Eddie, Yuki, Miko, Charlie, Luin, Euca and Eliza, Harry & Henry.

Safe in God’s loving arms.

Rina’s family invite all who wish to attend the service to celebrate her life, to be held on Thursday 27 January 2022 at 11:00am in Tabor Lutheran Church, 77 Murray Street, Tanunda.

The link to watch Rina’s service live stream will be added here on our website.

Please register to attend to:  Gino 0419 835016 or Sonia 0428 621973

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ROHRLACH, Anita Jane, nee Hudson

Passed away peacefully on 14 January 2022 with husband Greg and son Jay by her side.

You fought so hard to stay with us, you didn’t want to go.

Anita we take comfort knowing you are no longer suffering, we’ll love and miss you so.

You were unselfish, helpful and kind, and you made a difference to our world.

My darling Mum, thank you for loving me and making me the person I am today.

The world has lost an amazing woman that cared for everyone and you will be dearly missed.

 A very special lady, now at peace, loving you forever and always, Greg, Jay and Kayte.Y

A celebration of Anita’s life will be held in the Angaston Town Hall on Friday 28 January 2022 at 2.00 pm followed by Anita’s committal in the Angaston Cemetery.

Registration to attend required- please email name and contact number to celebrationofanita@gmail.com

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KLAEBE, Doris Gertrude, nee Saegenschnitter

 Passed away 11 January 2022.  Aged 85 years.

Born 1936 in Laura, SA.

Dearly beloved wife of Howard.  Loving Mum and mother-in-law to Stefen and Helen, Fran and Bruce.  Adoring Grandmother to Adrian, Jeramy, Trudy, Julius and Lyndal.

Her garden will miss her and so will her family and friends.

Details for Doris’ funeral will be added here when known.

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BLACKET, Carol Joy

Passed away peacefully at home.

Much loved daughter of Geoff (dec) and Dorothy.

Loved sister and sister-in-law to Peter and Lia, John, Joe.

Cherished Aunty to Danielle, Kristen and Jesse, Dylan, Cody and Georgia and Suzie, Phoenix.

In peace, much loved and missed by all.

Carol’s funeral arrangements will be advised here as soon as available.

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SCHNEIDER, Walter Phillip

Of Nuriootpa.

Passed away peacefully on 18 January, 2022.  Aged 95 years.

Loving husband of Jean (deceased).

Loved father and father-in-law of Eleanor and Allan, Lynette (deceased), Marcus and Lynette, Rosemary and Rick.

Dearly loved grandpa of Renae, Ryan and Nicholas, Jayden, Erin and Samuel, Caitlin and Shane, Kayla, Alana and Joshua.

Resting peacefully in Gods care.

A celebration of Walter’s life will be held at Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass on Thursday 27 January 2022 at 2:30pm followed by Walter’s burial in the adjoining Cemetery.

Registration to attend required, email: rose@gullygardens.com or 0400 642640

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OTTENS, Adrian Ronald

Born 12 August 1944 at Tanunda.

Passed away at home following a short illness on 6 January 2022.  Aged 77 years.

Dearly loved husband of Joy for 53 years.  Devoted father and father-in-law of Leonie & David, Chris & Romy and Matt & Michelle.  Much loved Pa of Hayley, Reece & Tayla, Lincoln & Ariana, and Poppa to Jayden.

Special thanks to Dr Bishnoi and the staff at the ICON Cancer Centre.

In God’s loving care.

A private funeral will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church Pasadena on Monday 17 January 2022, to be followed by Adrian’s committal in the Langmeil Lutheran Cemetery, Tanunda.

18 January 2022 – Live streaming of Adrians Funeral and Committal Service, we apologise for technical difficulty incurred yesterday with the livestreaming of Adrian’s Committal Service.  Adrian’s Funeral and Committal Service are now active and can be viewed on the links below.

To watch Adrian’s Funeral Service held on Monday 17 January 2022 at 10.30 am  CLICK HERE

To watch Adrians Committal Service held on Monday 17 January 2022 at 2.30 pm  CLICK HERE

In lieu of flowers a donation to Lutheran Care would be appreciated and can be made direct to lccare.org.au/donate-now

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BLASER, Rhonda Jean, nee Cook

 Passed away peacefully on 9 January 2022.  Aged 81 years.

Dearly loved wife of Don (dec).  Loving mother and mother-in-law of Graham and Carol; Geoffrey and Nigelle-Ann; Stephen and Kerri; and Leona.  Loved Nanna of Craig and Lisa, Daniel and Hailee, Madeline and James, Casey, Maddy and Nathan, Erin and Sam, Tyson, Shivarni.  Great-Nanna of Cooper, Lewis, Luka and Parker.

Much loved sister of Dorothy and sister-in-law of David.  Sister-in-law of Alfred (dec), George (dec), Mary, Barbara (dec), Bob and Jim and their families.

Loved by everyone.

A celebration of Rhonda’s life will be held on Monday 17 January 2022 at 2.30pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda.

Registration to attend required, please text Leona on 0417 089525.

CLICK HERE to watch Rhonda’s service livestream and after the service.

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VIRGO, Jill Eileen

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village on 3 January 2022.  Aged 87 years.

Loving wife of Jeff.

Caring mother of Anne, Michael (dec) and Scott.

Loved Gran to Alex, Jordan, Lachlan and Tom.

Will be sadly missed.

To commemorate Jill’s life a Service will be held on Friday 14 January 2022 at 2pm in St Aidan’s Anglican Church, 19 Murray Street, Tanunda.

Registration of attendance required, please email: celebrationofjill@gmail.com

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SCHMITKE, Harold Ervin

22.1.1925 ~ 2.1.2022

Dearly loved husband of Melva.

Loving father and father-in-law of Lynette and Peter; Rodney and Sue; Andrea and Peter; Jennifer and Neil; Dianne and David.

Cherished grandfather and great grandfather.

 The Lord is my Shepherd…Psalm 23

Harold’s family invite all who wish to attend his Funeral Service to be held on Friday 7 January 2022 at 2.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda.

Please register to attend by Thursday 6 January by 4.00 pm.  Call or text Andrea 0415 777995

CLICK HERE  to watch Harold’s service by livestream.

Private committal in the Langmeil Cemetery.

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SCHOLZ, Patricia Eileen 

Passed away peacefully on 22 December 2021.

Aged 86 years.

Treasured wife of Lyle (deceased).

Loving mother of Phillip, Glenn, Paul, Louise and families.

Special friend to many.

Whisper I love you to a butterfly and it will fly to heaven to deliver your message.

A celebration of Pat’s life will be held in St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, on Friday 7 January 2022 at 11.00 am.

In lieu of flowers a donation to the Stroke Foundation can be made direct by CLICKING HERE

Envelopes will be available at the Service.

Please Register to attend, providing first and last names and contact number for each person. 

To Register email to: celebrationforpat@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to watch Pat’s service via Livestream

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NELSON, Muriel, nee Glastonbury

Passed away peacefully on 19 December 2021.  Aged 95 years.

Wife of the late Ron.

Mother and Mother-in-law of Wayne, Kym and Jill.  Loved Nanna of Jodie and Melisa; Carmel and Joanna.  Great Nanna of Annabelle, Charles and Alice; Ava, Ollie and William.

Remembered by Rhonda and Barry; Mark, Gavin and Oscar; and Scott.

A busy lady, now at rest.

A private family service for Muriel was held on 24 December 2021.

CLICK HERE to watch Muriel’s funeral service.

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HENKE, Cooper Jackson

At 2pm Thursday 16th December we lost our teenage boy, our son and a brother on the rivers edge at Murbko.

Our hearts are shattered and hurting.  So many have lost an honest, Crazy, true to himself and everyone, young man and we don’t know what to do.  Cooper has touched a magnitude of hearts as we are finding out.

Our hearts hurt for the amount of love we have for this kid, this soul, this awesome young man.  We miss you our little man, soul hugger. 💔

Simon, Renee and Emma.

The celebration of Coopers life will be held on Thursday 30 December 2021 at 10:00am at the Nuriootpa Football Club, Penrice Road, Nuriootpa.

REGISTRATION of attendance IS REQUIRED,

CLICK HERE to register.

CLICK HERE to watch Cooper’s funeral via Live Stream.

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ABEL, William Frederick John

Passed away suddenly at home on 5th November 2021.

Loving husband of Austien.

Beloved father of Kirsten and Kendra and much respected father-in-law of Russell.
Much loved “pap pap” of Dayna, Eli, Max, Noah and Lilly.

The family of William invite all who wish to attend a service to celebrate his life on Friday 10 December 2021 at 2:30pm in the Impact Church Barossa, 7 Siegersdorf Road, Nuriootpa, followed by his burial in the Siegersdorf Cemetery.

Registration required to attend, please email:  funeralforwilliam@gmail.com

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PARSONS, Rev. Dr. Ian R.M.

22.6.1935 ~ 11.11.2021

Passed away peacefully with his wife by his side.

Adored husband of Karin.

Cherished Dad and father-in-law of Erik and Cristina.  Dearly loved Grandpa of Leif and Astrid.

Treasured brother and friend of Judith and Stephanie and their families.

Warmly appreciated by his Australian, Swedish and Moldovan family and friends around the world and beyond.

A kind and luminous Soul, now with us in Spirit and in God’s care.

Karin and Erik warmly welcome family and friends to the Service to Celebrate Rev. Ian’s life, to be held on Wednesday 8 December 2021 at 3:00pm,  in the Angaston Uniting Church, 12 Sturt Street, Angaston.

Registration required, please email:  erikwrmparsons@gmail.com or text 0457 220321

To join Rev Ian’s service on Wednesday at 3.00 pm, ACDT/ South Australian time, by livestream CLICK HERE

A memorial gathering will follow in the Angaston Town Hall.

To join the Memorial Gathering by livestream at approx 4.15 pmCLICK HERE

* N.B. “Angaston, South Australia is in ACDT – Australian Central Daylight Savings Time, which is UTC+10:30. So, 3:00pm in South Australia is:
– 5:30am in Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, etc.
– 6:30am in Finland, Moldova, Ukraine, etc.
– 3:30pm in Melbourne, Sydney, etc

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Ian, the family request gifts to assist First Nations people participating in the Trust Building Program Initiatives of Change.

See www.au.iofc.org/donate and select Trust Building Program.

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ILLMAN, Kevin Murray

Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home on 27 November 2021.  Aged 82 years.

Loving husband of Ruth.

Father of John and Adrienne; Margaret and Sada, and grandfather of Danny.

Special thanks to Pastor Lutze and the staff of Tanunda Lutheran Home for their care of Kevin.

 In God’s loving care

Kevin’s Funeral Service will be held in the Langmeil Thanksgiving Lutheran Church, Tanunda, on Monday 6 December 2021 at 11.00 am, followed by Kevin’s committal in the adjoining cemetery.

Attendance registration required email: regkeil27@gmail.com

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GABEL, Edna Joyce

Of Victor Harbor.

Passed away peacefully on 23 November 2021.  Aged 84 years.

Will be missed by her family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Edna, to be held on Thursday 2 December 2021 at 2:00pm in St Boniface Anglican Church, 36 Murray Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Edna’s committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

CLICK HERE to watch Edna’s service livestream.

Registration required, please text to Jess 0413 688713

Donations welcomed to Cancer Council, online to cancer.org.au or envelopes available at the service.

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SMITH, Derek Frank

10.10.1931 ~ 7.11.2021

Dearly loved and loving husband of Ann for 66 years.

Loving father and father-in-law of Dave and Yve, Andy and Sylvia, Mike and Gilly.
Dear Grandad of Michelle and Oden; Marc and Kathryn; Haydn, Ryan, Brooke and Peter.
Loved Grandee of Lyla, Lincoln and Taylor.

“A friend to many, loved by all.”

Ann and family invite Relatives and Friends to a Celebration of Derek’s life to be held at Coulthard Memorial Uniting Church, 56 Murray Street, Nuriootpa, on Monday 29 November 2021 at 2.00 pm.

Registration of attendance to David – dcsmith50975@gmail.com

To watch Derek’s service by livestream CLICK HERE

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the church or online to heartfoundation.org.au

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SONNTAG, Arnold

5.3.1936 ~ 16.11.2021

Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Dianne.

Loved Dad and Pop of Sally; Jeff and Ang; Joanne; grandchildren and grandies.

You are our sunshine forever and always.

A celebration of Arnold’s life will be held at St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa on Monday 29 November 2021 at 10:00am.

Attendance registration to Sally 0450 903923

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SCHILLER, Selina ‘Sally’

16.1.1924 ~ 12.11.2021

Passed away peacefully.

Aged 97 years.

Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Victor (dec) and Rhoda, Rita and Brian.

Loved by her nieces and nephews.

Forever with the Lord.

Selina’s family invite all who wish to attend the Service to Celebrate her life to be held on Wednesday 24 November 2021 at 2.00 pm in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street Tanunda.

At Selina’s request, in lieu of flowers, a donation to Finke River Mission would be appreciated, and can be made online at donation.lca.org.au select Mission, envelopes will also be available at the Service.

We apologise to everyone who had hoped to join us by livestream for Selina’s service, as we had technical difficulty with the sound.  The Service was recorded and can now be viewed, CLICK HERE 

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ARGENT, Arthur William

10.12.1937 ~ 9.11.2021

Dearly loved and loving husband of Lorraine.

Loved father and father-in-law of Barbara and Raymond, Richard and Lyndee, David and Sheree, Daniel.
Much loved Grandpa of 5 and Great-Grandpa of 5.

At Peace

Special thanks to everyone who has helped our family in any way.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Arthur’s life will be held in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda on Friday 19 November 2021 at 2.30 pm.

Please register to attend text or call Barb 0419 667335

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SHORTLAND, Dianne Elizabeth, nee Hausler

Taken away too early.  Unexpectedly passed away 9 November 2021, at the age of 66.

Adored mother of Chris & Kelly.

Our beautiful Mum, thank you for everything you provided to shape us into the people we are today.

A celebration of Dianne’s life will be held in the Yalumba Cellar Room on Thursday 18 November 2021 at 2:00pm.

Friends and family welcome.

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QUICK, Ronald “John”

5/6/1939 – 3/11/2021

Aged 82 years

It is with deep sadness we say goodbye to John who passed away peacefully.

Treasured and devoted husband of Patricia “Pat”.

Cherished and loved father and father-in-law to Josephine and Paul, Naomi and Neil (deceased), Daryn and Donna.

Adored Pop of Zac, Suzi, Lucas, Todd, Kirsten, Alix, Hamish, Tyla, Seb and Cooper.

Cherished memories, forever in our hearts.

The Funeral Service for John will be held on Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 11.00am in the St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Bowmans Road, Manoora, followed by John’s committal in the adjoining cemetery.  An opportunity to join John’s Service by livestream will also be available at Manoora Centenary Park, Barrier Highway, Manoora.

Please register your attendance by email:  johnquicksmemorial@gmail.com

In lieu of flowers a donation to the Riverton DSM Hospital in memory of John, would be appreciated by his family.  Envelopes will be available at the Service.

To watch John’s service by livestream CLICK  HERE

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KURTZ, Colin Gordon

Passed away at home on 2 November 2021.

Aged 92 years.

Dearly loved husband of Rita.

In God’s loving care.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Colin, on Thursday 11 November 2021 at 11:00am in the Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass.

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SAEGENSCHNITTER, Kaylene Mary, nee Grossman

Tragically passed away on 27 October 2021, after her brave fight to stay with her family.  Aged 59 years.

Beautiful darling wife of David.  Loved and treasured by her children Justin and Em; Brad; Norm and Eliza.

Adored Nanna of Elouise.  Loved and cherished daughter of Ron and Margaret and daughter-in-law of Norm (dec) and Dora.

My darling l tried my best to keep you safe, but it was out of my control. You fought so hard and never deserved this. I was blessed that l could hold your hand as the Lord took you away.  Love you always.  Farewell my darling, David

Mum / Nanna, you were so caring and kind, such an inspiration to us all.  Your determination and strong will was amazing right until the very end.  We are so thankful and so proud to have you as a mother, mother-in-law and Nanna.  Watching you become a Nanna has filled us with so much love and joy, Ellie absolutely adores her Nanna and we know you adore her too.  We will miss you every day and will remember you always.  Love you so very much, Justin, Em and Ellie

Mum, it’s incredibly hard to believe this.  It’s truly so cruel that you were taken from us.  I’m broken.  But I know I can stay strong for you, as you always stayed strong for us.  You stopped at nothing to ensure I could chase my dreams and create the life I wanted.  Thank you for a lifetime of love, happiness, strength, support, care and compassion. Your beautiful and treasured memories will stay with us until we meet again.  Give Aunty Cheryl a big hug from all of us.  I love you Mum, Brad

Mum, you were always so caring and generous.  We are so grateful for the time we had and memories made.  We are heartbroken over all the things you won’t be here for now.  You are gone too soon, we love you and miss you dearly, Norm and Eliza

Our beautiful Kaylene, we’re truly heartbroken that you are no longer here with us.  We will cherish a lifetime of memories and love.  You are a beautiful soul who will be dearly missed.  Forever, Mum and Dad

A celebration of Kaylene’s life will be held at the Old Redemption Cellar, Peter Lehmann Wines, Para Road, Tanunda on Wednesday 10 November 2021 at 2:00pm followed by Kaylene’s Committal at the Angaston Cemetery.

Registration to attend required by Monday, email preferred:  kaylenesfarewell@gmail.com or contact Brad 0401 524220

CLICK HERE to watch Kaylene’s funeral service Live Stream

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NOACK, Glen Otto

Passed away suddenly at Tanunda Lutheran Home on Sunday 31 October 2021. Aged 83 years.

Dearly loved husband of Doreen (dec).

Much loved father and father-in-law of Michelle and Glen, Paul and Megan.

Cherished Pa to Conrad, Jensen and Mercy, Mackenzie, Campbell, Fletcher, Harrison (dec) and Isla.

Now reunited with Mum and resting in the arms of Jesus.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Glen, to be held on Monday 8 November 2021 at 11:00am in the Langmeil Thanksgiving Lutheran Church, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda, to be followed by Glen’s Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

Attendance registration to Michelle by email:  deards@spin.net.au

Donations to Lutheran Care in memory of Glen welcome, either CLICK HERE to make a donation online or envelopes will be available at the Church.

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HODGES, Jennifer Ruth, nee Bland

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village Nursing Home on Thursday 21st October 2021, aged 76 years.

Beloved wife of the late Robert, much loved and loving Mother and Mother -in-law of Ken & Linda, Belinda & Andrew.  Loving Foster Mum of Troy (dec’d).  Well loved Nana to Alex, Chloe, Sean and Sophie.

Forever in our hearts, now resting in peace.

Thanks to Doctors and staff at Tanunda Medical Centre and Barossa Village for their care and support.

Jennifer’s funeral service will be held privately, with her committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

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WALES, Geoffrey John

Geoff passed away peacefully after a short illness, on 4 October 2021.  Aged 79 years.

Dearly loved partner of Mary and loved friend of the family.

Rest in Peace

To commemorate Geoff’s life, a Service will be held Tuesday 12 October 2021 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

CLICK HERE to watch Geoff’s service.

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KURTZER, Joyleen Kaye, nee Mader

30.3.1945 ~ 6.10.2021

Passed away peacefully at the Lyell McEwin Hospital on the 6th October, aged 76 years.

A caring and devoted wife to Allan.  A loving mother to Mark, Judith and Michael, a treasured Nan to Noah and Zack and mother-in-law to Leah.

You will always be close to our hearts and forever in our memories.

A Celebration of Joy’s life will be held on Friday 15 October 2021 at 10.30 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda.

Current Chapel capacity restriction is 75 persons.

Private Cremation

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ZERNER, Gordon Keith

03.09.1925 ~ 28.09.2021

Passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on September 28, 2021.

Dearly loved husband of Jean (deceased).  Adored father of Dianne and Brian, loving father-in-law of Allan and Kathy.  Amazing Pop to his grandchildren Simon and Lacey; Natasha and James; Michael and Jodie; Adam and Karen.  Loving Pop to his great grandchildren Jayden, Ana, Ella, Makenna, Kayla, Cooper, Kyan, Charli, Angus, Blake, Arlo, Riley and great-great grandchild Arlo Paul.

Sincere thanks to all Staff at Eudunda Hostel and Staff at Kapunda Hospital.  With special thanks to Dr Max and Dr Robert.

Close in our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.  Forever in our hearts.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Gordon, to be held on Monday 11 October 2021 at 2.00 pm in the St John’s Lutheran Church, Eudunda, followed by Gordon’s Committal in the Eudunda Cemetery.

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RAGUCKAS, Steven Alexander

Steven passed away suddenly on 16 September 2021.

Aged 69 years.

Dearly loved husband of Barbara.

Much loved Dad of Monalisa.

Loving Pop of Joseph.

Loved brother and brother-in-law of Ruth and Mick. Uncle to Leith, Hannah; Kent and Troy.

No longer in our lives to share, but in our hearts you will always be there.

Steven’s family invite all who wish to attend the Service to Celebrate his life to be held on Wednesday 27th October 2021 at 1.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, to be followed by his Committal in the Angaston Cemetery.

To register to attend, please call or txt Monalisa 0432 018893

To watch Steven’s service by livestream CLICK HERE

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HODGKINSON, Kim

6.9.1974 ~ 21.10.2021

Kim passed away peacefully at home.

Positive, proud and a graceful fighter until the very end.

The funeral service for Kim was held graveside, in the St John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Eden Valley Road, Springton, on Tuesday 26 October 2021.

To view a video of Kim’s service  CLICK HERE

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KOWALD, Arnold Linden ‘Lin’

Jesus welcomed him into eternity on 30th September 2021, in his 89th year.

Dearly loved husband of Shirley (dec).  Much loved father and father-in-law of Debbie and Brian Miles; Angie and Geoff Liddell.

He was an amazing father who gave us unconditional love, kindness and guidance.

Loving Puppa of Makarla (dec), Jeremy and Lisa, Talia; Nick and Tess, Alicia and Nathan, Jocelyn and Jai; Ricky and Marleen.  Special Great Pop to eight great-grandchildren.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Lin’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life to be held on Friday 8 October 2021 at 2:30pm in the Impact Church Barossa, 7 Siegersdorf Road, Nuriootpa.

Registration to attend is required, phone Debbie on 0411 099101

To watch ‘Lins’ service by livestream CLICK HERE

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HOLMES, Arthur Edwin

8.10.1925 ~ 20.9.2021

Dearly loved husband of Beth (dec).

Loving Dad to Philip, Roger, Barbara, Christopher and Mark.

Father-in-law to Jean, Deirdre, Roger, Tracey and friend to Jean.

Much loved Grandad and Great Grandad.

“ A life well lived ”.

Due to current restrictions a Private Funeral Service will be held on Friday 8 October at 10.30 am.

To watch Arthur’s service by livestream CLICK HERE

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HEINTZE, Maurice Rupert

Passed away peacefully on 15 September 2021.  Aged 85 years.

Loving husband of Elva (dec).  Loved by Michael, Steven, Garry, Chris and Leanne and their families.

Forever in our hearts.

The celebration of Maurice’s life was held on Wednesday 22 September 2021 at 11:00am in the Neukirch Pilgrim Lutheran Church , 655 Belvidere Road.

To watch Maurice’s Funeral Service CLICK HERE

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GILLARD, Audrey “Joyce”

nee Heath

13.4.1927 ~ 10.9.2021

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village surrounded by her family.

Aged 94 years.

Loving wife of Frank (dec) for 66 wonderful years.

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Bobby and Kerry; Rachel; Teresa and Rex; Claire and Curt.  Grandma to Sonia, James, Tom, Billy, Zoe, Sam, Amanda, Vanessa and their families.

“Miss me but let me go.”

Mum and Dad reunited.

Joyce’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate her life to be held on Monday 20 September 2021 at 2.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Joyce to Barossa Village would be appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the Service.

To watch a video of Joyce’s Service CLICK HERE

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STOECKEL, Rodney Willis

Passed away on 15 September 2021.  Aged 79 years.

Loved husband of Lorraine.  Much loved father of Chris and Debra.  Loving Grandfather of Lisa, Tammy, Brodie, Riley and Maeghan.   Great Pop of Ellora.

Today we lost an amazing man, a beautiful husband and brother, a great father, an incredible pop/greatpop and a true friend! You give out unconditional love, kindness, patience, humour, comfort and lessons in life. We know you are looking down on all of us with an unlimited amount of red wine by your side.

We love you Rodney, rest easy old man.

The family of Rodney invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life to be held on Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 2.00 pm in the Swan Reach Hotel.  Registration to attend is required: please ring Lisa 0428 067738 or Kat 0488 183824

Private Cremation

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KEELEY, Peter Desmond

Aka ‘Skete’

11 September 2021  Aged 72 years

Gone fishing with Rita and Des.

Private Cremation

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WOIDT, Yvonne Dawn

nee Milde

22/8/1930 ~ 29/8/2021

Passed away peacefully.

Aged 91 years.

Devoted wife of Murray (dec).

Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Rodney and Chris; Lyn (dec) and Garry; Steve and Michelle.

Grandmother to nine, Great Grandmother to five.

Will be sadly missed.

Forever in our hearts.

In God’s hands.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Yvonne to be held on Friday 10 September, 2021 at 10.30 am in the Langmeil Lutheran Church, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda to be followed by her Committal in the Langmeil Cemetery.

Please register your attendance to Rodney 0408 630 019.

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TÖPFER, Bronwen Elysita

nee Harries

1943 ~ 2021

Bronwen passed away peacefully with Karl-Heinz by her side on 1 September 2021.

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

To commemorate Bronwen’s life a Service will be held on Friday 10 September 2021 at 2.30 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers a donation to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer would be appreciated and can be made direct by clicking on the link http://baffc.com.au

To join Bronwen’s Service by live stream CLICK HERE

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DEBOY, Dorothea

Loving wife of late husband Hermann Joseph Deboy.

Mother of Ursula (deceased), Nicky (deceased), Dot (deceased), Maria and Lee.

7 grand children and 10 great-grand children.

A private service for Dorothea has been held.

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FALKENBERG, Nita Margaret

nee Rohrlach

Passed away in her sleep on 29 August 2021.

Aged 87 years.

Wife of the late Allen.

Loved Mum, Nanna and Great-Nanna of Wayne. Judith; Alexander. Joanne and Tony; Craig and Catherine, Hayden, Patrick; Deanna. Angela and Bruno; Jamie and Tess, Annique, Archer; Matthew and Amanda, Dakota. Graeme and Kristin; Ryan and Isla; Todd; Will and Olive. Deonne and Talissa; Finley, Lennox.

Forever loved and remembered.

A private funeral for Nita will be held at the Neukirch Pilgrim Lutheran Churc

To watch Nita’s Funeral Service CLICK HERE

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PARKER, Eric Charles

Passed away suddenly at home on 18 August 2021.

Aged 85 years.

Dearly loved partner of Pam.

Much loved Dad of Michael, Karen, Derek, Belinda, Christopher, Lisa, Stacey and their partners.

Loving Grandpa to 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Following a private Funeral Service on Saturday 4 September 2021, friends are invited to join with Eric’s family to celebrate his life at the Cumberland Hotel, 76 Causeway Road, Glanville, from 12 noon.

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GRAETZ, Keith Reginald

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village Residency on Saturday 14 August 2021.  Aged 97 years.

Loved husband of Maudie (dec).  Precious father of Josie and Rosie.  Respected father-in-law to James.

Will be missed by his little mate and companion Rory

Private Funeral Service.

CLICK HERE to watch Keith’s Service by livestream on Wednesday 25 August 2021 at 1.30 pm.

Deep gratitude to Barossa Village Independent Living Unit, the Residency and Dr Hoff for their professionalism, love and care of Keith.

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WARD, Graeme Lawrence ‘Budgie’

Graeme passed away peacefully on 16 August 2021.

Aged 74 years.

Dearly loved husband of Val.

Much loved Dad and Pop of Kerrianne and John, Rianna, Tegan; Mark and Cristina, Nicholas.

 Words are few, thoughts are deep, memories of you our ours to keep.

Private funeral arrangements have been made.

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SCHROETER, Eileen Clara, nee Noack

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Tanunda Hospital on 16 August 2021.  Aged 86 years.

Loved wife of Les (dec).  Dearly loved Mum of Michael and Linda, Ian and Jane, Peter and Claire, Kym.  Loving Nanna of Matilda, Sadie, Charlie; Caitlin, Rykiah; Eleanor; Bella.

A kind and gentle lady, now in God’s care. Forever in our hearts.

A private Funeral Service will be held at St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa.

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WOODCOCK, William A. ‘Bill’

Lost his battle for life at Tanunda Hospital on Thursday 12 August 2021.

With all his pleasant personality, bright smile and a helping hand to anyone, he was brave and cheeky to the end.

His love has meant the world to me his wife and he will be in my heart forever.  Rest in peace, drive on Bill, Barbara

I am so proud to have you as my father.  You were not only my Dad you were my very best friend, teacher and the one person I could count on for anything.  Love now and always, your son, Shaune

Bill’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life to be held on Monday 23 August 2021 at 2.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Please register to attend by email: blcl@bigpond.com

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WARREN, Leonard Lawrence Alfred (Larry)

Passed away peacefully on 14 August 2021, aged 91 years.

Much loved father of Mandy, Anthony and Robert, grandfather of Trent, Eloise and Alexander.

A good life lived well, with dignity, compassion and respect for others.

Missed by many.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Barossa Village.

Rest in peace with your lifelong love, Pamela.

A private family service for Larry will be held on Friday 20 August 2021.

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WILHELM, Ronald Joseph

15.12.1937 ~ 10.8.2021

Ron passed away peacefully but unexpectedly.

Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Helen.

The memories we have will remain forever.

A Service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held on Saturday 14 August 2021, commencing at 3.00pm  in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda.

Due to current restrictions please register your attendance by txt to Judy 0402 616 618, by 4.00pm Friday.

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LAPANOWSKI, Evelyn

Passed away peacefully on 10 August 2021 at Tanunda WM Hospital.  Aged 91 years.

Loved wife of Michel (dec).  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Mark and Andrea;

Simon and Carol.  Adored Nanna of Nellie (Janelle); Allan and Crystal; Michael and Katie; Chuckie (Sherie) and Cameron; Ben and Jeffrey.

Constantly loved, forever remembered.

A Private Funeral will be held for Evelyn.

In lieu of flowers donations online to Red Cross or Barossa Wildlife Rescue welcomed.

The family welcome your attendance at the Red Room, Lyndoch Hotel, at 2.30 pm on Thursday 19 August 2021 for refreshments.

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 ZIERSCH, Thelma Mary

nee Snow

Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home on Sunday 8 August 2021.

Aged 99 years.

Loving wife of Lou (dec), now together.

Much loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Marie and Ian (dec), Peter and Gaynor, Kerry and Don.

Cherished Grans of Ursula, Christian and Von; Tamasyn and Josh, Michael and Rebecca; Lucas, Timothy and Katie, Verity and Tom.

Great Grans to Winter, Willow; Jethro, Evie; James, Alex and Louis.

At peace with the Lord.

Special thanks to the wonderful caring doctors and staff at the Tanunda Lutheran Home.

In lieu of flowers a donation to Australian Lutheran World Service would be appreciated, click on link  http://www.alws.org.au

Due to current restrictions a private funeral will be held on Wednesday 18 August 2021 at 10.30 am.

To view Thelma’s service by livestream CLICK HERE

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BRYANT, Marie Rose 

nee Bird

27.8.1935 ~ 1.8.2021

Passed away peacefully with family by her side.  Aged 85 years.

Loved wife of Charles (dec).

Dearly loved Mum of Gillie and Ali, and mother-in-law of Annette and Tim.

Much loved Granny of Andrew and Tina; Gavin and Jess.

Great Granny of Sienna, Elliot, Charlie and George.

You fought so hard to stay with us, You didn’t want to go. God had other plans for you, We’ll love and miss you so”.

Marie’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate her life, to be held on Monday 9 August 2021 at 10.30 am, in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Family and friends are invited to join Marie’s service by livestream CLICK  HERE

Please register your attendance to Alison – 0455 506 507

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