Death & Funeral Notices

Death & Funeral Notices2022-08-16T12:09:19+09:30

Funeral Restrictions in South Australia

Covid Restriction Update – as current restrictions change updates will be advised here.

The current government requirement is no longer for masks to be worn for funerals, however you may wear a mask as you choose.  Some churches and/or venues will require masks.

OBST, Stanley Raymond

17/12/1935 – 27/07/2022

Passed away peacefully at Wheatfields, Freeling.

Dearly loved Father of Stephen and Viv, Mark and Amanda.

Loved Stanpa of Chad and Emily, Ebony, Alanna and George, Fletcher and Mercedes, Chelsea,  Louis and Phoebe.

Great Stanpa of Henry, Maisie and Isla.

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

The family thank the staff at Wheatfields for their exceptional care of Stan.

A private family funeral for Stan will be held.

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GROCKE, Lance Arthur

Passed away on 11 August 2022 at Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Aged 87 years.

Loved Father of Sonia, Craig and Brett.

A sincere thank you to all the staff of Tanunda Lutheran Home who have cared for Lance over the past 10 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service for Lance, to be held on Thursday 18 August 2022 at 10:30am in the Bethany Lutheran Church, to be followed by his committal in the Krondorf Cemetery.

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ZIVKOW, Hans

20/02/1947 – 08/08/2022

Adored and dearly loved father of Serena, Vivienne, and Anita.

Soon-to-be grandfather.

You could light up a room with your energy, trademark red hat, and wit. A brilliant mind and the kindest heart, you will always be remembered.

Hans’ family invite all who wish to attend his Funeral Service, to be held on Friday 19 August 2022 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Hans’ memory can be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia here.

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SCHMIDT, David Thomas

14.7.1946 ~ 9.8.2022

Passed away peacefully.

Dearly loved husband of Val for 53 years.

Loving father and father-in-law of Kathy and Gavin, Tracy and Andrew, Judy and Graeme.

Loved and special Poppy to Kieren and Kayla, Benjamin and Jemma, Jayden and Erika, Isobella and Harrison and Great Poppy to Nathan, Tyler, Ella and Elijah.

Forever in our hearts.

The family of David invite all who wish to attend his Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 23 August 2022 at 2:00pm in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 6 Penrice Road, Nuriootpa, to be followed by his committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

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MARTIN, John Gibb

11.10.1938 – 29.7.2022

Passed away peacefully at home.

Dearly loved husband of Jane.

Much loved Dad of Jock and Jayne; Elaine and Bryan.

Grandpa of Charlie, Jake; Cameron, Harley, Callum and Blair.

Forever in our hearts.

The family of John invite all who wish to attend his Funeral Service to be held on Friday 12 August 2022 at 1:30 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Private Cremation

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RODDA, Hilda Myrtle (nee Story)

 26.3.1932 – 7.8.2022

Passed away surrounded by her loving family.

Aged 90 years.

Beloved wife of Ray (dec).

Cherished Mum of Cheryl and Clive, Denise and Tom, Bev and Andre, Kerryn (dec), Vanessa and Spog.

Adored Grandma of Shelley, Kate (dec), Ben, Ryan, Jeremy, Justin, Lynda, Nathalie, Peter, Simon and Sarah.

Great-Grandma to many.

To know her was to love her.

Hilda’s family invite all who wish to attend a service to celebrate her life, to be held on Thursday 11 August 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, to be followed by her committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

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SMALLACOMBE, Clare (nee Salvano)

7.4.1932 – 3.7.2022

Passed away peacefully at Nuriootpa

Aged 90 years

Devoted wife of Peter (dec).

Much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Kerry & Wayne, Julian, Louise, Angela & Peter.

Proud grandma of Zoe, Verity, Courtney, Regan, Lachlan, Philippa, Antony, Marnie, Thomas & Lewis.

Great-grandma to Olivia, Lucas, Alexander, Henry, Chloe and Savannah.

Special thanks to staff at Peterborough Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Nalya Lodge and Barossa Village.

Rest in peace

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday 6 August 2022 at 12 noon in the St Anacletus Catholic Church, Peterborough.

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MILLARD, Anita

Passed away peacefully on 24 July 2022.

Aged 70 years

Dearly loved wife of Alan and loving mother to Mandy, Mark, Trisha and John and mother-in-law to Ryan.

Much adored Nana to Jayce, Callum, Chloe and Rory.

Loving sister to Emmy, Ronald (deceased), Madeleine (deceased) and sister-in-law Annette.

Now at peace you will never be forgotten and always loved.

Special thanks to Dr Christine Hoff and all the staff at Barossa Village.

A private funeral will be held at a later date.

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KLEINIG, Roderick Frank

13.8.1923 ~ 23.7.2022

In his 99th year.

Loved husband of Rossalyn (deceased 1983).

Loving father of Peter, John and Jane, father-in-law of Maureen, Judy and John.

Adored Papa of Megan and Giles, Alice and Dan, Jack and Rachel, Simon and Kim, and Mandy.

Great Papa of Cassius, Fraser, Tilly, Ruby and Olivia.

At peace in God’s arms.

The family of Rod invite family and friends to attend his Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 2 August 2022 at 10:30am in the Grace Lutheran Church, St John’s, 11 Jane Place, Tanunda, to be followed by his Committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

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PRICE, Heidi Rosalind (nee Roennfeldt)

29/4/1973 ~ 22/7/2022

Gone to be with our Lord.

Aged 49 years.

Devoted and loving wife of Anthony for 21 years.

Precious daughter of Bevan and Margaret, and daughter-in-law of Jen and Ted. Much loved sister to Stuart and Petrina, sister-in-law to Anne, Carl, Paul and Kim. Adored Aunty to Alison, Benjamin, Daniel, Zach, Joshua, Hannah and Miranda. Devoted God-mother to Anne, Alison, Alicia, Emma, Zach, Joshua, Angus, Hannah, Ezekiel.

Precious Heidi, you are cherished in our hearts eternally for your: humility, gentleness, devoted kindness and fun-loving spirit.  Absolutely irreplaceable!  ‘Safe in the arms of Jesus, your Lord and Saviour’.  ‘He who trusts in the Lord, loving kindness shall surround him’!

Thank you to the many medical staff who have treated Heidi over the years which has allowed us to share more time with her.

A celebration of Heidi’s life will be held on Saturday 30 July 2022 at 1:00pm, all welcome to St Petri Lutheran Church, Nuriootpa. Heidi’s committal will then be held privately, in the Gnadenfrei Lutheran Cemetery at Marananga. All welcome to Immanuel Worship Centre Hall, Gawler Lutheran Church, corner Second and Seventh Streets, Gawler South, at 3pm for light refreshments.

Donations welcome online to Christian Women Communicating International  www.cwciaus.org.au

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LOWE, Maxwell Gavin

31/10/1949 – 16/07/2022

Loving Dad and Father-in-law to Caroline and Paul, Kathy and Luke, Becki and Andrew.

Adored Grandad to Dimiti, Nikita, Aidan, Kai, Mikayla, Shelbi – Lee, Bryson, Ashby, Kaitlyn and Matt.

Deeply loved, forever missed.

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SANDOW, Helen Margaret OAM

Passed away peacefully on 19 July 2022.

Aged 98 years.

Wife of William ‘Bill’ (dec).

Loved Mother of Helen, Bill, Jonathan, Mary, Christine and families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Helen, to be held on Thursday 28 July 2022 at 11:00am in the St Boniface’s Anglican Church, 36 Murray Street, Nuriootpa.

Donations in Helen’s memory can be made at the service to “All 4 Dachshunds”.

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KENNEDY, “Marj” Elizabeth Marjorie (nee Mader)

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village, Nuriootpa on 2 July 2022.

Aged 90 years.

Dearly loved wife of Leo (deceased).

Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of John; Sue and Jeff; Peter; Glenys and Wayne.

Dear and loving Grandma to Nathan, Rebecca and Daniel; Tammy, Carl and Belinda, Sally; Amanda and Ben, Adam.

Dear and loving Great-Grandma to Michael and William; Ruby, Leo and Annabel; Chloe, Jemma, Thomas and James; Grace.

In God’s care.

The Lord is my shepherd.

The Family invite Relatives and Friends to a Committal Service for Marj at the Graveside, on Monday 18 July 2022 at 1:30 pm in the Strait Gate Lutheran Cemetery, to be followed by a Service of Thanksgiving  for her life in the Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation to Barossa Village would be appreciated by Marj’s family.

Envelopes will be available at the Service.

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GRAETZ, Raelene Gwenda (nee Schultz)

7.1.1939 ~ 8.7.2022

Aged 83 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Dudley.

Much loved mother and grandma of Karen and Stuart, Josh and Emily Knights; Alison and Allan Lynch; Sandy and Stuart, Ben and Riley Swan.

With Dad in God’s care

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Raelene, to be held on Friday 15 July 2022 at 10:00am in Zion Lutheran Church Angaston, to be followed by Raelene’s Committal in the Angaston Cemetery.

CLICK HERE to join Raelene’s Service by livestream

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BUSCH, Christopher Scott

28.3.1967 – 1.7.2022

Sos passed away peacefully at home, aged 55 years

Much loved husband of Julie

Best Dad ever to Dylan and Chenelle, Matthew, Nathan, Hayley and their partners.  Adored Poppa Sos to Saxon and Mack.

A Celebration of Chris’ life will be held on Wednesday 13 July 2022 at 1:00 pm in the Riverton Football Clubrooms to be followed by his burial in the Riverton Cemetery.

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KEMPSTER, Allan Barry

 23.11.1940 – 2.7.2022

Loved by his wife of 63 years, Cynthia, their children, Wayne, Marie, Andrew (dec), Paul (dec) and son-in-law David.

Proud Pop of 9 and their partners.

Great Pop of 11.

Finally at peace.

Grateful thanks to the staff at Barossa Village for their dedicated care of Allan.

In accordance with Allan’s wishes a private cremation will be held.

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CURTIS, Ross

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Lyell McEwin Hospital on 12 June 2022.

Dearly loved husband of Judy.

Goodbye my darling.

Loving step-father to Michael and Sarah, Ryan and Chantelle.

Adored Grandpa to Thomas; Ella and Billie.

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

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Ross to be held on Friday 1 July 2022 at 11.00 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Private Cremation

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ROSE, Owen Henry

Passed away peacefully on 22 June 2022.

Aged 86 years.

Dearly beloved husband of Jennifer.

Loving father of Louise, Sonya, Joshua, Naomi (dec) and Sarah.

Father-in-law of Hayden, Sebastian, Angela and Liam.

Adored Poppie of Michael, Christopher, Lucienne, Alexander, Theodore and Ewan.

Deeply loved, forever missed, always remembered. The family of Owen invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life, to be held on Thursday 30 June 2022 at 10.30 am in Gnadenfrei St Michael’s Lutheran Church, Marananga, to be followed by his Committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

CLICK HERE to join Owen’s Service by livestream.

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HENDERSON, Beverley Ann

Passed away peacefully at home on 20 June 2022.

Aged 76 years.

Beloved wife of Rob for 46 years.

Loving Mum of Sriyani and Brad.

Fought a courageous battle to the very end.

A celebration of Beverley’s life will be held at Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda on Tuesday 28 June 2022 at 11:00 am.

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AURICHT, Valesca Erna

Erna passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home on 7 June 2022.

Aged 96 years.

Loving Aunty of Claude and Diann, Lyn and Ian, Rodney and Jan, Trevor and Eunice, Cindy and Des, Faye and Chris, and their families.

Forever in Jesus arms.

Erna’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate her life to be held on Monday 27 June 2022 at 11:00 am in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street Tanunda.

It is a requirement of the Gramp Chapel for all attendees to please wear a mask for the service.

Private Cremation

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MARSHALL, Leonard George “George”

12/9/1929 – 3/6/2022

Passed away at Barossa Village Residency.

Aged 92 years.

Loving husband of 60 years to Jeanette.

Loving father of Louise, Susan, Matthew and Sarah.

Father-in-law of Andrew, Elvin & Michael.

Loved grandfather of Sam and Lola.

George was a well respected scientific instrument maker and foreman at WRE/DSTO for 36 years. He was awarded an Australia Day medal in 1990 for his dedication and contribution to optoelectronics.

George was a kind, generous and witty man who will be sadly missed by us all.

Relatives and friends of George are invited to attend the funeral service to be held on Friday 17 June 2022 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Donations to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crises Appeal on www.care.org.au in lieu of flowers.

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HAMPTON, Barrie Hugh

Aged 82 years

Passed on the 7th June 2022

He leaves behind a son Paul, daughter-in-law Jodie, and grandsons Stanley and Arthur, who loved him dearly.

A private funeral will be held for Barrie.

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JERICHO, Mavis Hilda (nee Koch)

Passed away peacefully on 4 June 2022.

Aged 83 years.

Loving wife of Laurence.

Dearly loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Judith and Graham Pfeffer, Stephen and Annmaree Jericho, Roger and Mary Jericho (wife to be).

Loved Granny and Great-Granny of Kathleena, Addison and Emelia Nothdurft; Damien (dec), Nathan and Leon Pfeffer; Rebekah and Jeshua Garlick.

Now at peace in the arms of Jesus.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Mavis, to be held on Tuesday 14 June 2022 at 10:00am, in the Zion Gnadenberg Lutheran Church, Moculta, to be followed by Mavis’ Committal in the Gnadenberg Cemetery.

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LOWKE, Valma Phyllis (nee Schupelius)

Passed away at Barossa Village on 5 June 2022.

Aged 86 years.

Dearly loved wife and best friend of Gratton (dec).

Loved mother of Wayne, Mick, Pete, Steve and their families.

Now reunited with Gratton.

Val’s family wish to sincerely thank Carers, Doctors and Staff at Barossa Village for their tireless care and support.

A Celebration of Val’s life will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Light Pass, on Saturday 11 June 2022 at 1:00 pm followed by a Committal Service at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of cards and flowers a memorial donation to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer would be appreciated and can be made direct to baffc.com.au

Envelopes will also be available at the Service.

CLICK HERE to watch Val’s funeral service by livestream.

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RICHARDS, Ruth Eleanor (nee Mickan)

Passed away peacefully at home on 29 May 2022.

Aged 86 years.

Cherished and devoted wife of the late Jim.

Dearly loved and loving Mum of Henry (dec), Kathy and Craig.

Loved and respected mother-in-law of Graeme and Teresa.

Adored Nanna to Lauren and Bryce, Kirstin and Leigh, and Megan.

Treasured Great-Nanna to Charlie and Madison, Phoenix, Zaeli and Nylah.

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

To commemorate Ruth’s life, a Memorial Service will be held on Thursday 9 June 2022 at 2:00pm in the St Petri Lutheran Church, Second Street, Nuriootpa.

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JOLLY, Joylene Sharon

Joy passed away suddenly.

Aged 70 years.

Loved wife of Neville (dec).

Much loved Mum of Tammy and Matthew, Heath and Sarah.

Adored Nanna Joy of Riley, Ethan, Xahli, Lachlan and Nate.

Cherished wife of David (dec).

Loved step-mum of Amie and Stephanie and their families.

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

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Joy to be held Thursday 9 June 2022 at 10:00 am in the Waikerie Uniting Church, 23 McCoy Street, Waikerie, to be followed by her burial in the Waikerie Cemetery.

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BENSCH, Audrey Eleanor (nee Steinert)

Passed away on 1 June 2022.

Aged 87 years.

Always remembered by her Niece and Nephews.

A Private Cremation will be held for Audrey.

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JAEGER, Christopher Mark

23.04.1956 – 27.05.2022

Aged 66 years

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.

Always in our hearts, remembered forever in our memories.

Beloved husband of Valerie.

Loved father to Theresa, Jeremy and Phillip.

Father-in-law of Jason and Lisa.

Loved grandfather to Nikita, Hunter, Jackson, Zara, Brody, Adriana and Nadia.

May you now rest in peace and forever know that you were loved and cherished by us all.

Thanks for always being there, for a lifetime of crabbing, fishing and hunting memories, for your love, support, guidance and kindness. We will miss our chats, you were so special to us all, no one will replace the hole left in our hearts. You fought hard till the end and we never left your side, we love you more than words can say.

In loving memory of my dear husband Christopher. They say we have memories, I know that is true, memories aren’t the same as actually having you. Always know you will forever have my heart and be loved by me until we meet again.  ~ Valerie

The family of Chris invite all who wish to attend the celebration of his life, on Monday 6 June 2022 at 11:00am in the Morgan Sporting Complex.

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BUNDE, Imants

Passed away peacefully on 23 May 2022.

Aged 85 years.

Beloved Uncle, Brother, Brother-in-law and Friend.

Will be dearly missed.

To commemorate Imants’ life, a service will be held on Monday 30 May 2022 at 11:00am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, with his committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

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O’MALLEY, Christabel Marie (nee Riebke)

Passed away on 18 May 2022

Devoted wife of Peter.

Loving Mum of Melissa, Aaron and Lauren.

Mother in law to Ricky and Angela.

Cherished Nanna of Gemma, Jamie, Thomas and Imogen.

Chris lived a full life and fought bravely to the end. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

Rest Peacefully.

The funeral service for Chris will be held on Friday 27 May 2022 at 11:00am in the St John’s Lutheran Church, Ebenezer.

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CODY, Steven John

Passed away peacefully on 17 May 2022.

Aged 69 years.

Dearly loved husband of Alana.

Much loved father of Benjamin and Larissa, step-father of Ben and Emma.

Loving Pa to Charles and Jace.

To commemorate Steven’s life, a service will be held on Thursday 26 May 2022 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

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ALLPIKE, Kylie Robyn (nee Smith)

20.6.1972 – 15.5.2022

Kylie passed away peacefully with her family by her side.

Loving wife of Kevin.

Cherished Mum of Cameron, Allannah and Jordan (dec).

Much loved sister and friend to Debbie, Kathy (dec) and Darren.

Daughter of Don (dec) and Verena (dec) .

Loved sister-in-law and Auntie.

Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared, in our hearts you’ll always stay, loved and remembered every day.

To celebrate Kylie’s life a Graveside Service will be held on Friday 20 May 2022 at 2:30pm in the Williamstown Cemetery, 12 Church Street, Williamstown. Dress for comfort.

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ROBERTS, Jessica

02.04.1982 ~ 11.05.2022

Bachelor of Science, Honours in Genetics, Master of Teaching.

Wife of Russell, the best mum to Ted, Meike and Gus.

The eldest child of Leigh and Marianne, the best big sister to Jordy, Geoff and Melissa. Cheekiest Sister-in-Law of Alex, Britt, Joel.  Loving aunt to Bailey, Hunter, Dom, Hugo, Muno, Tully, and Sonny.

Everyone’s favourite person, one in a million.

Honey Bunny, Jess, Jessie. You are a brave, witty, selfless, intelligent, dedicated, generous, loyal and kind friend and teacher. You are a prankster and ultimate gift-buyer extraordinaire right up until the end – the unanimous wolf picture winner for life and the best cook. You are dearly loved by so many and achieved many things in your life, your greatest being your three kids.

We are so fortunate and grateful to have Jess in our family and be with us for 40 of the best years.

Dearly loved and missed for eternity.

As per Jess’ wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial.

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DEAN, Theyer

Theyer passed away peacefully at home on 6 May 2022.

Loved Husband, Dad and Grandpa.

Will always be loved, will always be cherished.

Rest in Peace.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Theyer, to be held on Friday 20 May 2022 at 10.00 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, to be followed by Theyer’s committal in the Angaston Cemetery.

 CLICK HERE  to join Theyer’s Service by livestream.

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MOLL, Margaret Angela (nee Weckert)

Passed away peacefully on 6 May 2022.

Aged 73 years.

Dearly loved wife of Ivan.

Loving mother, mother-in-law and Nanni of Andrew and Vicki, Ella and Alyssa; Simon and Monica, Liesl and Oliver.

“God be with you till we meet again.”

The family of Margaret invite you to attend her Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 17 May 2022 at 1:30pm in the Grace Lutheran Church, St Paul’s, Tanunda, to be followed by her committal in the St John’s Lutheran Cemetery.

A donation to the Nursing Scholarship at the Barossa Village is welcomed and can be made at the service, no cards and flowers please.

CLICK HERE to watch Margaret’s service.

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SCHRAPEL, Edna Ruth (nee Mahlo)

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Tanunda Lutheran Home on 10 May 2022.

Aged 98 years.

Dearly loved and loving wife of Lawrence (dec).

Loved and cherished Mum of Geoffrey and Lesley, Robert and Anna, Jeneane and Carolyn (dec).

Loving and precious Nanna to her 5 grandchildren and their partners and Great Nanna to 9.

Now at peace in the arms of Jesus.

The family and friends of Edna Ruth Schrapel of Bethany are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service which will be conducted on Monday afternoon,  16 May 2022, with a commencement time of 2:00pm in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany, to be followed by Edna’s Committal in the Bethany Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Edna to the Bethany Ladies Fellowship would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

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SCHOLZ, Gladys Joyce (nee Materne)

Passed away peacefully on 7 May 2022.

Aged 96 years.

Beloved wife of Eric (dec).

Adored mother of Jan, Lorraine, Marie and Kerryn.

Cherished friend of Ted.

Loving mother-in-law of Lee and Norm (dec).

Loving grandma to Kristy and John and great-grandma to Archer and Audrey.

We will hold our memories close to our hearts and our love for you will never fade.  We will always miss you until we meet again.  Rest in peace.  We love you.

Sincere and heartfelt thanks to the staff at St Paul’s Lutheran Homes and Dr Ian Tattersall.  Your exceptional care and compassion over the last 7½ years has been deeply appreciated.

The family of Gladys invite relatives and friends to attend her Funeral Service on Monday 16 May 2022 at 2:00pm in the St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, followed by her committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

CLICK HERE to watch Gladys’ funeral service.

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HAGE, Daphne Olive (nee Herrmann)

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 1 May 2022.

Aged 93 years.

Loved wife of Con (dec).

Loving Mum of Janice and Susan, and their families.

Much loved Mama of Harrison and Corbin.

Best friend to Jenny, Anthony and Grant Schubert.

Love me tender, love me true, we will always love you.

A Celebration of Daphne’s life will be held on Tuesday 10 May 2022 at 2.00 pm in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Light Pass, to be followed by her committal in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Daphne to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer would be appreciated by her family and can be made direct to baffc.com.au  Envelopes will be available at the Service.

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ROWLAND, Paul Wickham

Formerly of Greenock, passed away 2 May 2022.

Aged 96 years.

A long and rich life, now reunited with Mum, Apolonia.

Missed by his sons Michael, Alan and Gerry, and daughter’s in law Margy and Linda.

A private cremation will be held for Paul.

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SCHMEISS, Audrey Olive (nee Wilksch)

9-2-1934 – 20-4-2022

Age 88 years

Dearly loved wife of Allan.

Adored mother of Carolyn, Phillip, Angela and Sue.

Mother in-law to Ray, Carol and Richard.

Grandmother of Scott, Troy, Natalie, Amanda, Kerry, Bronwyn, Kathryne and Travis.

Great Grandmother to 19.

In God’s Care

Audrey’s family invite all who wish to attend a service to celebrate her life on Friday 29 April 2022 at 10:00am in the Zion Lutheran Church, 85 Murray Street, Angaston, followed by her committal in the Point Pass Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Point Pass at 1:30pm.

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TURNER, Adrian Rodney

Passed away peacefully on 21 April 2022.

Aged 70 years

Dearly loved husband of Charmaine.

Father of Rodney.

Brother of Julian and Marie-Louise.

Sweet is the sleep that ends all pain.

The family of Adrian invite all who wish to attend a Celebration of his life to be held on Friday 29 April 2022 at 10:30am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

Private Cremation.

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BENJAMIN, Gwenyth ‘Gwen’ Harriet (nee Mansell)

Born 22 July 1940, Mildura, Vic., passed peacefully in Nuriootpa, SA on the evening of 14 April 2022.

Loving sister to Stephen (dec), Peter (dec) and Robyn.

Married to Ron for nearly 60 years.

Mum to Gary, Suzanne and Lynda.

Mother-in-Law to Helen, Todd and John.

Grandma to Abbey, Georgia, Katie, Riley, Alex and Jack.

Great grandmother to Zali, Jaxon, Harley and Apollo.

Little Gwen (Gwennie) to her carers.

Wonderful memories; sadly missed.

Gwen’s Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday 26 April 2022 at 11:30am in the Old Union Chapel, Penrice Rd, Angaston, SA.

No flowers please, donations to Dementia Australia,http://www.dementia.org.au  in Gwen’s name appreciated.

CLICK HERE to watch Gwen’s Service by livestream.

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McAULEY, Joan Catherine (nee Hall)

Aged 93 Years

Passed away peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home on 12 April 2022.

Forever loved wife of John “Jack” for nearly 60 years.

Adored mother and mother-in-law of Cathryn & Daryl, David & Anne-Marie, Anne & Kim, Peter & Trisha, Stephen (dec) & Christie.  Loved by 13 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren.

Always in our hearts, now resting in peace.

The family wish to thank all the staff at Tanunda Lutheran Home for their friendship and tender care.

The family of Joan invite relatives and friends to her Funeral Mass on Friday 22 April 2022 at 10:00am in Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 26 Gawler Street, Nuriootpa. Face mask to be worn.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH JOAN’S SERVICE LIVESTREAM

Joan’s committal will take place in the Swan Reach Cemetery, on Friday 22 April 2022 at 1:30pm.

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TURNER, Cynthia Joy, nee Trenowden

4.11.1928 ~ 7.4.2022

Passed away peacefully.

Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec).

Fond dancing partner and companion of Keith (dec).

Adored Mum of Susan and Malcolm, Lorraine and Raymond, Wendy and Gavin (dec).

Cherished Nanna Cuppa-T of 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.

A special person, a special face, a special someone we cannot replace.

Cynthia’s family would like to thank Dr Brown and the staff at Southern Cross Bellevue Court Residential Care for their care and support.

The family of Cynthia invite all who wish to attend a Celebration of her life to be held on Wednesday 20 April 2022 at 2.00 pm in The Hewett Centre, 28 Kingfisher Drive, Hewett, to be followed by her committal in the Willaston Cemetery.

To join Cynthia’s service by livestream CLICK HERE

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HUEPPAUFF, Kenneth Henry ‘Jack’

5.10.1936 ~ 5.4.2022

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Dearly loved husband of Joan for almost 60 years.

Loving Dad of Sharryn, Kerryl & George, and Janelle.

Much loved Pa of Taylah and Alanah.

Keep dancing Pa

Resting in God’s care.

Joan and family wish to sincerely thank all staff at TLH for their exceptional care and friendship.

The family of Ken invite all who wish to attend his Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday 20 April 2022 at 1.30 pm in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda, to be followed by his committal in the Bethany Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Ken to Tanunda Lutheran Home would be appreciated.  Envelopes will be available at the Service.

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EGLINTON, George

03/10/1952 – 28/03/2022

Dearly loved by his wife Julie and family Nicolle; Melanie, Joshua, Aimée; Donna, Julian, Mason, Aston;  Mikaylah, Courtney, his father George (dec), mother Barbara, sister Irene, brother Lindsay (dec) and extended family and friends.

Taken too soon, forever in our hearts ♥

To commemorate George’s life, a service will be held on Wednesday 13 April 2022 at 10:45am in the Folland Chapel, Enfield Memorial Park, Browning Street, Clearview.

Donations to BlazeAid preferred in lieu of flowers, direct to blazeaid.com.au or envelopes available at the Chapel.

If you wish to watch George’s service via livestream please contact the family for details.

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ROHRLACH, Malcolm Arthur

3.12.1949 ~ 23.3.2022

Loving husband of Dot.

Loved Dad of Kerry and Bruce, Taryn and Simon, Russell (dec), Meredith and Jarred.

Cherished Grandpa of Kyle, Zac and Rhys; Ruby and Jackson.

Special friend of Rene, Matthew and their families.

Loved Fur Dad of Cooper.

 Now at Peace

Sincerest thanks to the dedicated staff at Angaston Hospital and to Dr Patterson and staff at the Oncology and Haematology department at Calvary Central Districts Hospital.

Malcolm’s family invite all who wish to attend a Celebration of his life on Tuesday 5 April 2022 at 10.30 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

In lieu of floral tributes, a donation in memory of Malcolm can be made to Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer direct to baffc.com.au  or envelopes will be available on the day.

Private Cremation

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HAESE, Joan Magdalene, nee Zerk

Passed away peacefully on 30 March 2022.

Dearly loved wife of Howard (dec).

Loved sister of Jo.

Loved mother of Jane and Ann (dec).

Cherished Nanna of Megan and Stuart; Tom and Alana; James.

Precious Nanny of Harry and Phoebe.

Joan’s family invite all who wish to attend her Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 5 April 2022 at 10.00 am in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Rowland Flat, to be followed by her committal in the Rowland Flat Cemetery.

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RENSHAW, Marilyn Joy, nee Boschen

Passed away peacefully on 12 March 2022.

Aged 71 years.

Beloved wife to her ‘Kevie’ Kevin Renshaw.

Loving mother and mother-in-law to Daniel, Jacqui & Drew, Alicia & Dan.

Devoted nanna to her tribe of grand-kids Georgia, Thomas, Sam, Molly, Harry, Oliver, Isobel, Benny & Leo.

“A smile that would light up the room and a commitment to enjoying the simple things in life”

Marilyn’s family invite you to attend her celebration of life to be held on Wednesday 23 March 2022 at 10.30 am at the Tanunda Bowls Club.  Please enter through the Main Oval Gate on Elizabeth Street, parking is available in the Bowling Club Carpark.

To join Marilyn’s Service by livestream CLICK HERE

Marilyn’s family would like to thank Dr Chris Hoff and her palliative care nurse Michelle for their outstanding care and support especially during Marilyn’s final days. A special thanks to Kate Cox and the breast care nursing team.

In lieu of flowers a donation to the Breast Cancer Network Australia is kindly preferred and can be made to – http://www.bcna.org.au

Marilyn was on a new cancer treatment trial just before she passed away and she felt happy knowing her involvement would help others.

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KRIEGER, Linda Diane

5.6.1967 ~ 10.3.2022

Dearly loved partner of Gerard Ison and our children Jesse and Cheyenne.  Loved mother of Tamara and Corey.

Dearly loved third daughter of Shirley and Kevin (dec) Krieger.  Loving sister of Kathy, Jane and Judith.

Rest in peace.

Linda’s funeral was held on 21 March 2022 with her committal in the Greenock Cemetery.

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BACHMANN, Colin Alfred

4/10/1933 – 10/3/2022

“Your kind heart, generosity of spirit and love was your gift to us.”

Loving husband of Janet (dec).

Treasured father, father-in-law and papa of Stuart; Anne and Peter, Jackson and Mia.

~ Forever in our hearts ~

Colin’s family welcome all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life on Friday 18 March 2022 at 11.00 am in “Grace” St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Murray Street, Tanunda.

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OBERSCHEIDT, Pastor Hans Dieter

Passed away on 5 March 2022.  Aged 77 years.

Beloved husband of Glenda.

Loving father and father-in-law of Deborah; Elizabeth; Naomi and Caitlin; Rebekah; Greg and Stacey.

Devoted Opa to Joel, Jesse, Jadon, Kaiser and Adler.

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

The family of Pastor Hans invite you to attend his Funeral Service to be held on Monday 14 March 2022 at 10:00am in the Zion Lutheran Church, Angaston, to be followed by his burial in the Gruenberg Cemetery, Moculta.

To request the livestream link please email: beth97obe@gmail.com

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RUWOLDT, Joan Ernestine, nee Heinzel

11.7.1931 ~ 24.2.2022

Wife of Gordon (dec).

Mother of Peter and Graeme and their families.

Philippians 4:8

The family of Joan invite family and Friends to her Memorial Service of Thanksgiving on Wednesday 9 March 2022 commencing at 1.30 pm at the Langmeil Lutheran Church, Maria Street, Tanunda.

Please email to register to attend by email to: wati.wara@hotmail.com.au

CLICK HERE to join Joan’s Service by livestream.

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RUEDIGER, Alice Elaine, nee Krollig

Passed away peacefully at Mount Pleasant Hospital on 17 February 2022.

Aged 74 years.

Loved daughter of the late Ben and Alma Krollig.

Wife of the late Tom Ruediger.

Partner of the late Laurie Bensch.

In God’s care.

A graveside Funeral Service for Alice will be held in the Sedan Lutheran Cemetery on Friday 25 February 2022 at 2pm.

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BROOK, Roma Iris, nee Semmler

11.8.1927 ~ 15.2.2022

Dearly loved wife of Dave (dec).

Loving Mum of Robert, Allen, Gordon, Steven, Chris, Trevor and Brenton and their families.

Resting peacefully.

A celebration of Roma’s life will be held on Tuesday 22 February 2022 at 2pm, outdoors at the Angas Recreation Park, 13 Washington Street, Angaston.  Please BYO Chair.

CLICK HERE to watch Roma’s service livestream.

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HOKLAS, Jodie Ann

28.2.1987 ~  25.1.2022

Aged 34 years

Loved & treasured daughter of Deidre and Neil.

Cherished sister of Guy and Erin.

Now at peace in the arms of her heavenly Father.

Forever in our hearts.

Jodie’s family would like to thank the medical staff at the RAH for their special care and outstanding support.  Deeply appreciated.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to the Childhood Cancer Association is kindly preferred and can be made direct to – https://childhoodcancer.asn.au/donate/    Envelopes will be available at the service.

Jodie’s family invite all who wish to attend the Service in celebration of her life, to be held on Monday 7th February 2022 at 11.00am in the Glynde Lutheran Church, 15-17 Glynburn Road, Glynde.

CLICK HERE  to watch the Service in celebration of Jodie’s life by livestream.  Jodie’s service will also be available to view on the Click link from the following day after her service.

The Committal will follow at the Gomersal Schoenborn Lutheran Cemetery, Schmaal Road, Gomersal at 3.00pm.

All relatives and friends are invited.

Garden flowers at Jodie’s grave are welcome.

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ZERK, Audrey Melba, nee Lienert

Passed away peacefully on 1 February 2022.  Aged 95 years.

Loving wife of Hedley ‘Pete’ (dec).

Much loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of James and Christine; Robert and Janine; Suzanne and Andrew; Peter.

Treasured and loved Grandma of Nicholas, Rebecca; Danielle, Janelle, Jordan, Kristen; Levi, Bonnie, Rhianna, Zachary, Fabianne, Cheyenne; Samuel and Matthew and their partners.

Loved by her 27 great-grandchildren.

Resting where no shadows fall.

Relatives and Friends of the late Audrey Zerk are invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Rowland Flat on Thursday 10 February 2022 at 1:30pm.

CLICK HERE to watch Audrey’s service Livestream.

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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.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Carol’s life will be held on Friday 4 February 2022 at 2.30 pm at the Swan Reach Hotel, Hasse Hill Road, Swan Reach.

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DELANEY, Andrew Charles

Passed away peacefully at home ‘watching the cricket’ on Saturday 15th January 2022.  Aged 88 years.

Best friend and loving husband of ‘Peggy’ (dec).

Loving Dad of Pauline and Peter; and Martin.

Adored Pop of Connall, Fergus, Oenghus, Maeve and Hannah.

Now in God’s care.

A Celebration of Andrew’s life will be held at the Light Community Church, 75 Main Street, Kapunda on Wednesday 2 February 2022 at 10am, followed by Andrew’s committal in the Kapunda Cemetery.

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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.

A remembrance and celebration service will be held at Langmeil Lutheran Church, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda on Tuesday 1 February 2022 at 3pm, to be followed by Doris’ committal in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Australian Lutheran World Service, alws.org.au or envelopes available at the service.

CLICK HERE to watch Doris’ service by Livestream.

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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

CLICK HERE to watch Marlene’s service by livestream.  Marlene’s Service will continue to be available to watch as a video, the following day.

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

Envelopes will be available at the service.

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WECKERT, Audrey Margaret, nee Miegel

Passed away peacefully on 19 January 2022.  Aged 95 years.

Beloved Wife of Ray (dec).  Loving Mother of Sharyne and David, Cheryl and Ian (both deceased), Wayne and Rosemary.   Cherished Grandmother to seven Grandchildren and five Great-Grandchildren.

Now Resting In God’s Care.

Audrey’s family extend an invitation to her Funeral Service, on Saturday 29 January 2022, commencing at 10:00 am in the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 521 Main North Road, Elizabeth.

Audrey’s Committal Service will be held in the Nuriootpa Cemetery, RSL Section, Vine Street, Nuriootpa, at 12:30 pm.

Attendance registration required, please email weckertw@gmail.com or phone/text to 0439 833896

CLICK HERE to watch Audrey’s service via Livestream, and CLICK HERE to watch her Committal Service.

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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.

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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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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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.

CLICK HERE watch Rina’s service live stream or after her service.

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

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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.

CLICK HERE to watch Allan’s funeral service livestream or after the 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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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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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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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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