Death and Funeral Notices

Death and Funeral Notices2024-07-23T15:47:21+09:30

Livestream Funeral Services

Livestreaming of Funeral Services is available for families who request us to arrange this service.

To watch a livestream Service, please refer to the Death and Funeral notices on this page and if the Service is to be livestreamed a link to click ‘HERE’ will be placed in the notice a few days prior to the Service. Click the link approx 15 minutes prior to the Service.  Then click on the arrow in the centre of the opening screen and the Service will commence at the time advised.

At the completion of the Service the link will become inactive until the following day, the Service can then be watched again on the same link.

The video link will stay active for several weeks.

Please note – you will never be asked for credit card or bank details to view a livestream

If you have any difficulty accessing the link, please call us and we will be happy to assist you.

ABINETT, Dylan “Dilshan”

Passed away suddenly on 21 June 2024.

Dearly loved son of Peter, loved by Deb.

Cherished brother of Jake, Tiffany and Matt, Maddison and Bryan.

Loved dearly by Little Nanna.

Loved and respected by all of his mates.

Keep bowling those tweakers and rest easy in paradise Dilshan.

Forever 32.

The celebration of Dylan’s life will be held in the Tanunda Oval Clubrooms on Wednesday 24 July 2024 at 2.00 pm.  The Clubrooms are adjacent the Tanunda Showhall and access will be available from Bilyara Road and Elizabeth Street.

Click HERE to join the celebration of Dylan’s life by livestream.

Donations in memory of Dylan can be made to the Animal Welfare League online or envelopes will be available on the day.

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MAY, Zazilia

Passed away peacefully on 14 July 2024 at Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Aged 90 years.

Dearly loved wife to Philipp (dec).

Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Heinz and Sue, Liz and Daryl, Margi and Mick, and Richard (dec)†.

Adored by six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Peacefully at Rest. Reunited with Philipp.

To Commemorate Zazilia’s life, her Funeral Service will be held at the Langmeil Lutheran Church, Maria Street, Tanunda on Thursday 25 July 2024 at 11:00am, followed by her Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

Click HERE to join Zazilia’s service via livestream.

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SCHMIDT, Janice Kay ‘Jan’

Passed away peacefully at Barossa Village Aged Care on 15 July 2024.

Aged 78 years.

Loving sister of Joy (dec), Mike and Anne, Robert and Di, Andrew and Jacqui, and their families.

Always in our hearts now in Gods care.

Jan’s family invite all who would like to attend her Funeral Service, to celebrate her wonderful life, on Friday 26 July 2024 at 1.30 pm, in the Tabor Lutheran Church, 77 Murray Street, Tanunda.

The service will be followed by afternoon tea in the adjoining church hall.

Click HERE to join the service for Jan by livestream.

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HAHN, Ruth Gloria Ruth (nee Biele)

8.7.1938 ~ 20.7.2024

Dearly loved wife of Norman.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Lynette and Ken; Chris and Julie; Kathryn and Brett.

Treasured Grandma of Nicole and Tim; Nathan and Sammi; Ryan and Crystal; Gabby; Jesse and Jess; Tiarna and James; Noah and Beth; Trent and Jarrod.

Adored Great-Grandma of Aquila, Kieren, Mackenzie, Toby; Logan; Jack, Milo; Charlie and Ava.

We have been blessed by your 86 years of faith, love, courage and kindness.

Thank you to the dedicated and caring staff at Barossa Village.

Safe in the arms of Jesus.

A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at the Strait Gate Lutheran Church, Light Pass on Tuesday 30 July 2024 at 10:30am, followed by her committal in the adjoining cemetery.

Donations in memory of Ruth, in lieu of flowers, to Dementia Australia, can be made online or at the service.

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ZUCH, Wolfgang

15/8/1940 – 9/7/2024

Passed away peacefully at home.

Loving, devoted husband to Tonny.

Father of Ingrid and Dave; and Erika (dec).

Opa to James, Maggy and Georgina.

Private family funeral will be held.

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RYAN, Carmel Louise

3.11.1969 ~ 19.7.2024

Passed away peacefully.

Aged 54 years.

Caring and loving Mum of Patrick.

Forever free from pain.

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BISCOE, William ‘Bill’ Hugh OAM

Bill passed away peacefully on 7 July 2024, and in his words is finally at rest in his beloved Barossa.

Aged 85 years.

Loving, caring and fun-filled husband of Jan.

Supportive, encouraging and proud father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Respected, admired and loved by his brother, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Please click HERE to join the celebration of Bill’s life via livestream on Tuesday 16 July 2024 at 11:00am.

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SMITH, Melva Helen (nee Saegenschnitter)

26 October 1934 – 2 July 2024

Passed away peacefully at home.

So much loved and admired.

Loved and loving daughter of Ida Helene Regina and Benjamin Alwin Saegenschnitter (both dec).

Dearly loved and cherished wife of Donald.

Much loved Mum and Mother-in-Law of Kerstin and Allan, Greg and Michelle.

Adored Nan and Nan-in-Law of Grant and Lisa, Joel and Hayley.

Big Nan to Olivia, Stella and Jude.

Treasured sister of John (dec), Valerie and Verno (dec).

In all our hearts forever. You will be deeply missed. We love you.

Melva’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate her life to be held on Friday 12 July 2024 at 10.30 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda, followed by Melva’s committal in the St John’s Cemetery, Tanunda.

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ABRAHAM, Robert Eric George ‘Bob’

Sadly passed away on 26 June 2024.

Aged 83 years.

Dearly loved husband of Ros for 61 wonderful years.

Loved Dad of Gavin and Janine; Steve and Tricia.

Loved Poppa of Jonathan and Emily.

Safe in the arms of Jesus.

The Service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held on Tuesday 9 July 2024 at 2.00 pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda.

To join the Service by livestream click HERE

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Bob to Medecins Sans Frontieres – Doctors without Borders,  would be appreciated by his family.  Envelopes will be available at the Service or can be made online by clicking HERE

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TOMPKINS Denis Cave

26/12/1939 – 26/06/2024

Dearly loved and loving husband of Jan.

Loving, dependable and treasured Father and Father-in-Law with Josephine, of Susanne and Michael, Anthony and Natalie, Craig and Monica.

Adored Poppy of Daniel, Nicholas, Gemma, Alice, and Sophie.

Beloved and respected Stepfather to Susan and Woody, Karen and Dean, and Carolyn and Tommy.

Cherished Poppy to Marcus(d), Zali, Calley, Tayla, Braydon, Zoey-J, and Bella.

Thank you to Dr Adams and the staff at Angaston Hospital for their care of Denis.

Forever in our hearts and memories.

A celebration of Denis’ life will be held on Friday 5 July 2024 at 1:00pm in Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 26 Gawler Street, Nuriootpa.

Denis’ committal will follow in St John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Tanunda.

Donations to the Tanunda RSL appreciated and can be made at the church.

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O’CALLAHAN, Tracy Michelle

Fought hard to the end, on 25 June 2024, 52 years young.

Adored wifey and partner of Megan.

Loved daughter of Patricia, and sister of Dwayne.

So now put up your feet and have a rest, cause heaven only takes the best. Let your soul take flight, cause you put up one hell of a fight.

Tracy’s farewell will be held privately.

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DAVIS, Benny

Passed away suddenly at home on 24 June 2024.

Aged 77 years.

Much loved husband of Sandra, and father and father-in-law of Brenton and Denise, Cobie and Lee, Steven and Lloyd, Nigel and Dan.

Loved Grandpa of Dylan, Chloe, Alyssa, Chad and River.

Sadly missed by us all.

Benny’s family extend an invitation to celebrate his life on Wednesday 3 July 2024 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda with his burial in the Nuriootpa Cemetery to follow.

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GUYMER, Blair Edward

Treasured Son of Elaine and George (dec). Friend of Errol.

Beloved Husband of Corrie.

Devoted Father of Liam.

Adored Father of Lily.

Loving Father of Emily, and dedicated Poppy G of Lleyton.

Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Kim and Michael. Much loved Uncle of Jayden, Maeghan and Elijah.

Beloved son-in-law of Cheryle and Gus (dec).

Cherished brother-in-law to Mark and Jodee, Uncle to Cooper, Annabel, Ebony, Alex and Zoey-bug.

Forever loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Adam, Kristin, Mitch and AJ.

Loved by Uncle David, Aunty Lana, William and Matthew.

The celebration of Blair’s life will be held on Friday 28 June 2024 at 2.00 pm in the Old Redemption Cellar, Peter Lehmann Wines, Para Road, Tanunda.

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Blair to the Royal Flying Doctor Service SA/NT would be appreciated by his family. Envelopes will be available.

To join the celebration of Blair’s life via livestream click HERE

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LEHMANN, Victor Benno

9.4.1931 ~ 19.6.2024

Vic passed away peacefully in the Tanunda Lutheran Home, surrounded by his family.

Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved husband of Joyce for 70 years.

Much loved Dad of James and Mary-Lou; Kym and Janet.

Loved Grandpa of Damien, Bianca, Bella, Nakia and Brock; Kirra, Angel, Luna and Emilia; Jess and Ace; Abbey and Steve; Sam.

The memories we have will remain forever.

To know him was to love him.

A private family Service will be held.

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GREEN, Margaret Elizabeth

7.7.1937 – 17.6.2024

Dearly loved wife of Lyle, mother and mother-in-law of Elizabeth, Susan and Arie, David and Sharon, and their families.

Thanks to the Barossa Village for their wonderful support.

Now in God’s care.

A private family funeral will be held.

A link to join Margaret’s service via livestream will be available on Thursday 27 June 2024 at 10:30am. Please click HERE to join.

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BAKER, Ronald John

Ron passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on 15 June 2024.

Aged 78 years.

Loving husband of Deb, Dad of Danielle and Corey, and Pop Pop of Evie and Mia.

“Hoo Roo”

All welcome to attend the Celebration of Ron’s life on Tuesday 25 June at the Tanunda Bowling Club, 2:00pm.

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LETCH, Ronald Henry

Ron passed away peacefully on 15 June 2024.

Aged 98 years.

Loved son of Eileen and Henry (dec).

Brother of John, Phil and Allan (dec).

Dearly loved Uncle of David and Michele; Julie and Farren.

Loved Great Uncle of Davey.

We acknowledge and honour Ron’s service in the RAAF. “Through Adversity to the Stars”

Please note the change of Service location –

The Service to commemorate Ron’s life will be held in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda,on Friday 21 June 2024 at 3.00 pm.

Private Cremation

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HUEPPAUFF, Eileen Myrtle (nee Keller)

formerly Kruger

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 11 June 2024 in the Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Aged 87 years.

Loved wife of Erwin Kruger (dec).

Loving wife of Syd Hueppauff (dec).

Loving Mother of Roger, David, Dion, Sherie (dec); Peter, John, Barry (dec) and Christopher.

Loved Mother-in-Law and Grandmother.

You never failed to do your best, Your heart was true and tender. You simply lived for those you loved, And those you loved remember.

Eileen’s family would sincerely like to thank Dr Fraser Vivian and the staff at Tanunda Lutheran Home for their care.

Eileen’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to celebrate her life to be held in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany Road, Bethany on Friday 21 June 2024 at 10:30am to be followed by Eileen’s committal in the Bethany Cemetery.

To join Eileen’s Service via livestream click HERE

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CODRINGTON, Vera Elenore (nee Wilksch)

Passed away peacefully on 11 June 2024.

Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved wife of Lance for 72 years.

Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Ian and Sue, Tony and Keryl, Jennifer and Peter.

Cherished Nanna Cody of Michelle and David, Cathie and Chris, John and Mei; Leith, Tamryn and Grant; Ben and Nasim, and Sam.

Adored Great-Nanna Cody of Bella and Charlie; Indiana and Anastasia.

In God’s care.

A private family service for Vera will be held.

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CHAPMAN, Anthony Peter   Rev. Tony

17.5.1934 – 1.6.2024

Tony passed away peacefully at Aldersgate Aged Care.

Aged 90 years.

Dearly loved husband of Natalie.

Loving Dad of Michael and Kathy; Stephen and Leanne; Amanda and Matthew.

Precious Pa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Forever in our hearts, now at peace.

A celebration of Tony’s life will be held in the Angaston Uniting Church, Sturt Street, Angaston on Thursday 13 June 2024 at 1.30 pm.

Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers a donation to Dementia Australia would be appreciated and can be made direct by clicking HERE. Envelopes will be available at the Service.

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ROHRLACH, Kym Joene

Kym passed away peacefully on 4 June 2024 at the Tanunda Hospital.

Aged 68 years.

Dearly loved wife of Kevin.

Kym was always unselfish, true and kind, what beautiful memories she leaves behind.

A Service to celebrate Kym’s life will be held on Tuesday 11 June 2024 at 1:30pm in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Light Pass.

Private Cremation.

To view the video recording of the Service to celebrate Kym’s life,  please click HERE

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THIELE, Wesley Erlwyn

Passed away peacefully on 27 May 2024.

Aged 87 years.

Loved husband of Joan (dec).

Beloved Father of Shane and Father-in-law of Miriam.

Much loved Grandpa of Bradley and Jessica.

Brother of Val, Loris (dec) and Wayne (dec).

In God’s care.

Thank you to the staff of the Tanunda Hospital for their care and support given to Wes.

A celebration of Wes’ life will be held on Friday 7 June 2024 at 10:30am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

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CURNOW, Trevor John

17.3.1968 ~ 23.4.2024

Trevor passed away in the Gawler Hospital.

Loved son of Sandra Askill and stepson of Robert (dec).

Loved son of Lawrence Curnow and stepson of Lynette.

Much loved brother of Leann, Christine, Andrew, Sue, Jenny and their families.

“Go with the flow” ~ Trevor

A Service to celebrate Trevor’s life will be held on Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 11:00am in the Barossa Bush Chapel, Coulthard Reserve, Penrice Road Nuriootpa. Please wear something blue.

Click HERE to join Trevor’s service by livestream.

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KOLOVS, Laimons

Passed away peacefully with family by his side, on 29 April 2024.

Aged 81 years

Loved husband of Jenny.

Father of Amanda and Anna, friend of Rob and Craig.

Pa of Liam and Jade.

Now at rest.

A celebration of Laimons life will be held on Wednesday 8 May 2024 at 2:00pm in the Schoenborn Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Gomersal.

Click HERE to join Laimons service via livestream.

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GIERKE, Samuel Ross (Sam)

25/9/1979 – 25/4/2024

It is with deep regret the families of Sam announce his passing due to a brave fight with cancer.

Adored and loving Husband of Michael.

Dearly loved son of Ross and Ramona and son-in-law of Carolyn and Peter (dec.).

Adored brother and bother-in-law of Ben and Megan, Johann and Marcia, Heidi, twin brother of Klaus and Kate, Anna (dec.), Dane (dec.).

Treasured and dearly loved uncle of Tyler, Madi, Sven, Isla, Maya, Oli, Owen, Macie (Godchild) and Lulu.

Loved brother-in-law of Danny and Mandy.

Loving father of fur babies Frog and Cricket.

Your loving and caring nature has left an enormous hole in our family, we will miss you everyday.

Our comfort now lies in knowing that you are safe in the arms of Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Sam’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life on Saturday 4 May 2024 at 1:00pm in the St Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Nildottie, followed by his committal in the adjoining cemetery.

Click HERE to join Sam’s service via livestream.

Donations to the Cancer Council “Biggest Morning Tea’” can be made at the service.

Please wear bright colours.

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DAHLENBERG, Elva Joyce (nee Rutschack)

Passed away 23 April 2024.

Aged 96 years.

Loved wife of Vic (dec).

Cherished mother of Robert (dec), Lorraine, Peter, Craig and partner Shannon.

Grandma and Great-Grandma of Nicole and Rob, Nash and Jedd, Rebecca and Craig, Nixon; Nelson; and Mekhi.

Elva’s family thank the staff of Wheatfields Inc and Gawler Health Service for their care and respect.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Elva, to be held on Friday 3 May 2024 at 11:00am in St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Greenock, followed by Elva’s committal in the Greenock Cemetery.

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TWELFTREE, Margaret Helen (nee Marks)

21.7.1947 ~ 13.4.2024

Margaret passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family.

Much loved wife of Peter.

Adored Mum of Andrew, Matthew, and Belinda.

Cherished Grandma of Tia, Jemma, Jakob; Brooklyn, James; Mitchell and Lilly.

Forever in our hearts.

A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held in its entirety in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda, on Monday 29 April 2024 at 2:00pm.

To join the Service by livestream click HERE

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SCHLIEBS, Margaret May (nee Weber)

Passed away peacefully on 17 April 2024 at Barossa Village.  In her 90th year.

Loved and cherished wife of Ken (dec) for 66 years.

Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Kathryn and Ray, Bronwyn and Roy, Jacquelyn (dec) and Christopher, Brett and Tanya.

Much loved Grandma of Melinda & Mark, Kyle & Hayley, Joshua & Lexi, Shaun, Travis & Juanita, Ellen & Brock, Claire & Justin, Georgia & Tim, Daniel.

Great-Grandma of Brandon; Ruby & Margot; Milo & Felix; Sebastian; Sadie & Tully; Jack & Samuel.

We little knew that morning, God was going to call your name.

In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.

 It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone.

For part of us went with you, the day God called you home.

 You left us beautiful memories, your love is still our guide.

And though we cannot see you, you are always at our side

 Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same.

But as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.

The family wish to thank the staff, doctors and pastors at Barossa Village for their continuing care and support.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Margaret, to be held on Monday 29 April 2024 at 11:00am in the Langmeil Lutheran Church, Maria Street, Tanunda followed by Margaret’s committal in the Siegersdorf Cemetery.

To join the Service by livestream click HERE

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HONGELL, John

Passed away peacefully on 15 April 2024.

Aged 80 years.

Much loved husband of Carolyn.

Loving father of Geoff, Ian, Jenny and Trevor.

Loved Poppy of 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Loved Father in law of Lacey, Daniela, Ashley and Kate.

Rest in peace.

A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Tanunda Pines Golf Club on Tuesday 23 April 2024 at 5:00pm.

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MOORE, Patricia Dawn “Trish”

Passed away 3 April 2024.

Aged 85 years.

Much loved sister of Lynn, Janice and John.

Cherished sister-in-law of Lynnette, Alan and Jennifer.

Adored special aunty to her 12 nieces and nephews and their partners and children.

Inspired forever by her independence, strength and loving care for her family and friends.

All welcome to the celebration of Trish’s life to be held in its entirety in the St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa on Saturday 20 April 2024 at 2:00pm.

Click HERE to join Patricia’s service via livestream.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricia’s memory can be made to Cancer Council SA. Envelopes will be available at the service.

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SCHMITKE, Melva Maria (nee Obst)

30.10.1932 ~ 13.4.2024

Died peacefully at Tanunda Lutheran Home.

Aged 91 years.

Dearly loved wife of Harold (dec).

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Lynette, Rodney, Andrea, Jennifer and Dianne, their spouses, her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Resting peacefully in the arms of Jesus.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Melva, to be held on Friday 19 April 2024 at 2:30pm in the Langmeil Lutheran Church, Tanunda, to be followed by Melva’s Committal in the Langmeil Cemetery.

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SCHMIDT, Margaret Pauline (nee Arnold)

Passed away peacefully on 1 April 2024.

Aged 87 years.

Much loved Wife of Ron (dec).

Loving Mother of Chris and John, Gary and Natalie, Julianne and Malcolm.

Very loving Nanna to Joshua, Jed, Jakarra and Scott, Sam; Lauren and Charles, Cameron, Adam and Lucy; Nicole and Josh, Georgia and Cameron.

Great Nanna of Oliver and Archer.

Reunited with Dad. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Margaret, to be held on Thursday 18 April 2024 commencing at 2:00pm at the Bethel Lutheran Church, Bethel, to be followed by Margaret’s Committal in the adjoining Cemetery.

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LESKE, Barry Grant

5.5.1957 ~ 6.4.2024

Barry passed away peacefully in the RAH.

Aged 66 years.

Cherished and loved husband of Pauline.

Dearly loved and cherished son of Roy (dec) and Erica.

Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared, in my heart you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.

The family of Barry invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life to be held in its entirety in Impact Church Barossa, 7 Siegersdorf Road, Nuriootpa on Wednesday 17 April 2024 at 11:00am.

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NOACK, Raelene Joy (nee Obst)

Passed away on 6 April 2024.

Aged 80 years.

Loved wife of Eddy (dec)†.

Much loved mother of Sharon, Julie, Philip and Tracey, and Nigel.

Adored Nanna of Shania (dec)†, Charlotte and Damien, Ryan, Hannah, James, Benjamin and Tom.

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

Raelene’s funeral will be held privately with her committal in the St Petri Lutheran Cemetery, St Kitts.

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BARTHOLOMAEUS, John Edgar

5.3.1947 ~ 27.3.2024

Returned home to his loving Saviour.

Loving and loved husband of Lyn.

Loving Dad of Phillip (dec); Tim and Michelle; Anne and Shaun.

Grandpa of Jayden, Cooper and Lyla; Liam and Tora.

Thank you to the caring and considerate cardiac staff in ICU, RAH.

The Funeral Service for John will be held on Monday 15 April 2024 at 2:30pm in the St Petri Lutheran Church, Eden Valley, to be followed by John’s burial in the adjoining cemetery.

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GOERS, Keith Eric

19.9.1928 ~ 5.4.2024

Peacefully passed away at the Tanunda Hospital with his loving wife Stephanie at his bedside.

Loved by his son Richard and his wife Kaori with daughter Sara, and by his son Michael and his wife Haydee with daughters Yadira and Daniela.

Highly respected by the Barossa Community as CEO of the Tanunda District Council 1960 – 1993.

Justice of the peace for 50+ years.

Rest in peace.

The Funeral Service for Keith will be held in St Aidan’s Anglican Church, Murray Street, Tanunda on Monday 15 April 2024 at 10:00am to be followed by Keith’s committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Murray Street, Tanunda.

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CUNDY, Keith Vincent

11.06.1951 – 01.04.2024

Passed away after a very long courageous battle with cancer.

Dearly and much-loved Husband of Cheryl.

Loving Father to Jason, Damien, Melissa and Deb.

Treasured Grandpa and Pappa of Kyle, Makayla, Amelia and Blake.

Your fight was tough and your pain was cruel. Your love for us all was immeasurable. We all have such wonderful memories of a dedicated, hard-working man who was a provider. You were a truly inspirational person who has taught us to be strong and never lose sight of our goals, even if life gets challenging.

Now resting in peace. Forever in our Hearts.

Keith’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to celebrate his life to be held in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany Road, Bethany, on Friday 12 April 2024 at 1:30pm, to be followed by a private committal.

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SAEGENSCHNITTER, Gladys Pearl (nee Bartsch)

Passed away peacefully on 29 March 2024.

Aged 92 years.

Cherished wife of Allan (dec).

Much loved Mum of Bev and Ian, Mark and Bev, Kathy and Ian, Luke and Sharon, and families.

Always so loving, thoughtful and kind. What beautiful memories you leave behind.

The family of Gladys invite Relatives and Friends to a Service of Thanksgiving for her life on Tuesday 9 April 2024 at 2:00pm in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda to be followed by Gladys’ committal in the Stonefield Lutheran Cemetery.

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MUNCHENBERG, Narelle

Lost her battle to be with us on 26 March 2024.

Aged 49 years.

Partner of Paula and Mum of Jayde and Denby.

Dearly loved by her family and friends.

Narelle’s life will be celebrated on Tuesday 9 April 2024 at 11:00am at the Truro Sporting Complex.

Please bring a plate along to share after to celebrate Narelle’s life.

Click HERE to join Narelle’s service via livestream.

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JOPPICH, Oscar Edwin

Welcomed into this world on 31 March 1932.

Unexpectedly celebrated his heavenly welcome on 29 March 2024.

Dearly loved and loving husband of Irene.

Loved and loving Father and Father-in-law of Philip and Jenny, Michael and Cindy, Timothy and Tania.

Loved and loving Grandpa of Jessica and Jason, Andrew and Tessa, Charlotte and Jeremy, Taylor and Josh, Blake and Megan, Kaleb and Helene, Cody and Victoria.

Great Grandpa of Aston, Hugo, Adelle and Mathias.

Resting peacefully with his Lord.

Irene and family welcome relatives and friends to celebrate Oscar’s life with a thanksgiving service on Monday 8 April 2024 at 10:30am in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda, followed by his committal in Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

Click HERE to join Oscar’s service via livestream.

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EUBEL, Dieter Karl

Passed away 4 March 2024.

Aged 81 years.

Dearly loved and missed by sons Mark, Richard (dec) and Andreas and their families.

Dieter’s funeral will be held privately.

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PHILP, Ian Gilmour

11.5.1939 ~ 28.3.2024

Dearly loved husband of Barbara.

Loving Dad and father-in-law of Mark and Tracy; Darren and Lee; Leanne and Peter.

Poppa of Michael and Katie; Samuel and Kacie; Lauren and Kyah; Amy and Sean; Isabel and Jack; Remmie; Stephanie; Ian.

GG to Archer and Kia.

Private Cremation.

Barbara and family would like to thank Dr Hoff and staff at Barossa Village Residency for all their care, support and comfort to Ian and I over many years.

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MICKAN, Rex William

Passed away peacefully on 19 March 2024.

Aged 95 years.

Dearly loved husband of Adrienne (dec), for 70 years.

Loving Dad and father-in-law of Andrew and Nicola, Julie and Stephen, Lisa and Kym.

Loved Pop of Sean, Amy; Megan, Jordan.

Great Pop to Levi and Mason.

Mum and Dad together again There will never be a day we don’t think about you. You will always be in our hearts.

Thank you to all the staff at the Tanunda Lutheran Home for your care.

As was Rex’s wishes, a private cremation has been held

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QUINN, Norma (nee Hewitt)

Passed away on 18 March 2024.

Aged 91 years.

Wife of Joseph (dec).

Much loved mother of Patrick, Jacqueline and Michael.

In God’s care.

To commemorate Norma’s life, a service will be held on Wednesday 27 March 2024 at 2:00pm in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

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NEINDORF, Alva Jillian Dawn ‘Jill’ (nee Gillies)

Jill passed away peacefully on 15 March 2024.

Aged 84 years.

Much loved wife of Harold for 63 years.

Loved Mum of Ricky; Brett and Alison.

Cherished Grandma of Nathan and Rachael.

A special smile, a special face, in our hearts a special place.

A celebration of Jill’s life will be held on Tuesday 26 March 2024 at 11:00am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

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LINDNER, Ross Gerald

Born 2 March 1923. Called to his eternal home on 11 March 2024.

Aged 101 years.

Beloved and cherished husband of the late Lorna Irene (nee Kerber).

Beloved and devoted father of David, Betty, John, Kaye and June (dec) and their families.

Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Ross, to be held on Wednesday 20 March 2024 at 10:30am in the Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany, to be followed by a private committal.

Visitation prior to the Service at 9:45am to 10:00am.

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WELLS, Robert Francis

15.12.1953 ~ 27.2.2024

Robert passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family.

Dearly loved and loving husband of Sharon.

Much loved Dad of Matt, Josh and Kaz, and Luke “Billy”.

Cherished Pop of Kyan, Lachie, Alana.

In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Robert to be held on Friday 8 March 2024 at 1:30pm in the Langmeil Lutheran Church, Maria Street, Tanunda.

To join Robert’s service via livestream click HERE

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FOWLER, Jeffrey Gordon

Passed away peacefully on 3 March 2024.

Aged 95 years.

Loving husband of Irene (d).

Loved son of the late Hartley and Gertrude.

Much loved Brother of Rhonda (d), Murray (d), Kenneth, Colin (d), Grace (d), Dean (d), Joan (d), Robert (d), Clive and James and their families.

Resting in peace in the arms of the Lord.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Jeff to be held on Thursday 7 March 2024 at 10:00am in St Aidan’s Anglican Church, Murray Street, Tanunda, to be followed by his committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

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HICKSON, Cathrin Gwendolan Enid (nee Harries)

31.3.1958 ~ 22.2.2024

Cathy passed away peacefully, but unexpectedly, at her home, surrounded by the love of her family.

Dearly loved wife of Ron.

Cherished Mum of Melissa (dec) and Cheryl.

Adored Nanna of Samantha, Caleb and Olivia.

Cast all your cares upon Him for He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7

Cathy’s family invite all who would like to attend the Service to Celebrate her life to be held on Friday 1 March 2024 at 11:00am in the Barossa Impact Church, 7 Siegersdorf Road, Nuriootpa.

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KROEHN, Grace Olga (nee Linke)

1.5.1944 ~ 13.2.2024

Grace passed away peacefully at the Angaston Hospital.

Aged 79 years.

Dearly loved wife of Trevor for 55 years.

Devoted loving Mum of Cath and Pete; Kym and Jacinta.

Adored Grandma of Tahnee and Isaac, Demi and Henry; Angus.

The Lord is my shepherd….Psalm 23.

Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Grace to be held in the St Petri Lutheran Church, Eden Valley, on Thursday 29 February 2024 at 10:30am.

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PENDERGAST, Leon Gary

21.5.1971 ~ 7.2.2024

Dearly loved husband of Kylie.

Adored father of Grace, Lachie and Liam.

Treasured son of Rae and brother Rhoul.

Beloved son-in-law of Ray and Geraldine.

Forever missed by family and friends.

Always in our hearts.

A celebration of Leon’s life will be held on Friday 23 February 2024 at 2:00pm in the Old Redemption Cellar, Peter Lehmann Wines, Para Road, Tanunda.

Leon’s committal will be held privately at the Keyneton Lutheran Cemetery.

Click HERE to join Leon’s service via livestream. (Melbourne viewers please note livestream will commence at 2:30pm AEST)

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MALONE, Terance “Terry”

Terry passed away on 9 February 2024.

Aged 80 years.

Loved son of the late Paddy and Doris.

Much loved husband of Marlene for over 50 years.

Loving Dad of Fiona and Sean.

Loved by Andrew, Sonia, Kerry.

Cherished Grandad of Stuart and Misha, Craig; Declan and Lucy, Kieran.

Precious Great Grandad of Arla.

“I’m not afraid of dying, I just don’t want to be there when it happens”.

Terry’s family invite all who wish to attend a Service to Celebrate his life,  to be held on Friday 23 February 2024 at 10.30 am, in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda.

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WILSON, Edwin Leslie ‘Ted’

Passed away on 10 February 2024.

Aged 81 years.

Loving husband of Jean.

Father of Stuart, Guy and Todd.

Ted has been cremated privately.

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JAUNZARINS, Helga

Helga passed away peacefully on 9 February 2024.

Aged 94 years.

Dearly loved wife of Edgars (dec).

Loving Mum of Ilona, Herbert (dec) and Ingrid.

Much loved Mamin to her grand children and great grandchildren.

Loved by Monty 

To commemorate Helga’s life her Funeral Service will be held in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda, on Friday 16 February 2024 at 2.00 pm.

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MARTIN, Kevin John “Mitch”

5.8.1937 ~ 30.1.2024

Dearly loved partner of Lyn.

Dad of Chris and Debbie (dec).

Papa to Hayley and Nicole; Melissa, Matthew, Toni and Bradley and his great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Kevin’s life will be held on Thursday 8 February 2024 at 10:00am at Bethany Reserve, 324 Bethany Road, Bethany, a relaxed and casual celebration with all family and friends welcome.

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GIERSCH, Raymond Edwin

Passed away peacefully on 27 January 2024.

Aged 89 years.

Reunited with Lorna after 10 years.

Dearly loved father of Peter, Christine, Graham and Lee.

Loved Grandpa to Kirsten and Travis, Jasmine and Adrian, Bianca and James.

Loved Great-Grandpa to Sahvanna, Eden, Olivia, Milla, Matilda, Jake, Liam, Elsie and Indie.

Ray’s family thank the staff of Tanunda Lutheran Home for their care.

Now resting in God’s care.

Ray’s family welcome all to his Funeral Service, on Monday 5 February 2024 at 1:00pm in the Gramp Chapel, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda with his committal in the Tabor Cemetery.

All welcome to the Celebration of Ray’s life in the Tanunda Football Clubrooms from 2:00pm.

Donations in Ray’s memory can be made to Parkinson’s SA. Envelopes will be available at the service.

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ROHRLACH, Rita Lorna (nee Rosenzweig)

Passed away peacefully on 21 January 2024.

Aged 88 years.

Loving wife of Arthur (dec).

Caring, loving Mum of Betty (dec), Andrew and Faith, and Nanna of Nathan and Tailar and Great-Grandmother of Ezra.

Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Andrew and Faith welcome relatives and friends to the celebration of Rita’s life, on Monday 5 February 2024 at 10:00am at Impact Church Barossa, Dorrien, to be followed by her committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

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BEARE, Heather Edna (nee Board)

10.11.1927 ~ 24.1.2024

Passed away peacefully.

Aged 96 years.

Dearly loved wife of Don (dec).

Loved Mum of Gaynor and Tim; Colleen and Malcolm; Rodney (dec) and Carleen.

Loving Nanna Beare to Paul, Ross, Donna, Tanya, Leanne, Deanna, Lauren, Glenn and 12 Great-Grandchildren.

A life well lived.

A private family service has been held.

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GRAETZ, Dorothy Elinor Rita (nee Steicke)

Elinor passed away peacefully on 23 January 2024.

Aged 95 years.

Dearly loved wife of Merv (dec).

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Heather and Brian, Wilfred (dec), Lynette and Kym, Elizabeth and Andrew.

Loving Grandma of Wendy and Tim, Michael, Jennifer and Gregg, Richard; Renee, Melanie, Deanne; Jonathon and Anita, Toby, Jemima and Matthew, Mercy.

Proud Great Grandma of Fletcher, Rupert, Adelaide, Theodore; Abigail and Audrey.

Called home to be with her Lord.

All are welcome to attend Elinor’s Funeral Service to be held in the St John’s Lutheran Church, 11 Jane Place, Tanunda, on Friday 2 February 2024 at 10.30 am, to be followed by Elinor’s committal in the Nuriootpa Cemetery.

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SCHMAAL, Phillip Michael

Passed away peacefully at home with his family on 20 January 2024.

Aged 65 years.

Beloved partner of Kari, and children Kat and Matt, Mikey and Alicia, and Georgia.

Adored Dad of Libby and partner Scott.

Much loved son of Eddie (dec) and Ronda, twin brother of Keryll and brother-in-law Drew and big brother of Janine.

A respected gentle man.

All welcome to the celebration of Phil’s life to be held on Thursday 1 February 2024 at 2:00pm in the Zion Lutheran Church, 85 Murray Street, Angaston.

Click HERE to join Phil’s service via livestream.

Donations in Phil’s memory can be made to Cancer Council SA.

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PROEVE, Kaylene Suzanne

21-11-1952 ~ 16-1-2024

Dearly loved wife of David.

Adored mother of Clara and Andrew, mother-in-law of Greg and Grandma of Joshua and Elijah (dec).

Safe in the arms of Jesus.

A celebration of Kaylene’s life will be held at Langmeil Lutheran Church, Maria Street, Tanunda on Wednesday 31 January 2024 at 2:00pm with her committal in the Langmeil Cemetery.

Please wear bright colours.

Click HERE to join Kaylene’s service via livestream.

Donations in memory of Kaylene can be made to Dementia Australia. Envelopes will be available at the service.

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PRICE, Lorraine Kaye (nee Hack)

21.1.1944 ~ 20.1.2024

Lorraine passed away peacefully with her family at her side.

Devoted wife of Alan (dec).

Loving Mum of Richard, Angela, Amanda and their families.

Adored Grandma.

We love you to the moon and back.

To commemorate Lorraine’s life, a Service will be held on Thursday 25 January 2024 at 1:30pm in the Gramp Chapel, Tanunda Lutheran Home, 27 Bridge Street, Tanunda.

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SCHOPP, Norma Joyce (nee Klingberg)

6 April 1948 – 13 January 2024

Devoted and loving wife to Roy for 57 years.  Loving and caring mother and mother-in-law of Craig and Kristen, and Allyson and Daniel.  Cherished Grandma of Madeline and Jasmine, Karl and Maddy, and Sarah.

Loved daughter of Phil and Jean (both dec.) and sister of Dorothy (dec), Yvonne, Kevin, Graham, Robyn, Cathryn, John and Karen.

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye.

You were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.

Now resting peacefully in the arms of her Lord.

Forever in our hearts.

All welcome to the celebration of Norma’s life on Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 11:00am in St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Short Terrace, Balaklava.

Click HERE to join Norma’s service via livestream.

Donations in memory of Norma to the Fred Hollows Foundation can be made online www.hollows.org or at the service.

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DUTSCHKE, Bradley Owen

Brad passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.

Dearly loved husband of Laurene Jill, approaching 60 wonderful years.

Much loved Dad and Father-in-law of Richard and Lisa, Greg and Simone, Lynelle and John, Matt and Sophiah, Nathan and Beck.

Adored Poppa of Sharnee and Jace, Chloe and Joe, Jarrod and Claire, Johanna and Cam, Emma and Tom, Jackson, Addison, and Jake.

Loving Goppa of Sahara, Peyton, and Harper.

Awaiting the Resurrection.

Jill and family would like to invite all who knew Brad to attend a Service to Celebrate his life to be held Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 10:30am in the St Petri Lutheran Church, 21 Second Street, Nuriootpa, to be followed by Brad’s committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda,  at 1:30pm.

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MICKAN, Adrienne May (nee Schulz)

Passed away peacefully on 12 January 2024.

Aged 89 years.

Dearly loved wife of Rex for 70 years.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Nicola, Julie and Stephen, Lisa and Kym.

Loved Nanna of Sean, Amy; Megan, Jordan.

Great Nanna to Levi and Mason.

I know she will be walking beside me every day ~ Rex

There will never be a day we don’t think about you.  You are always in our hearts.

Thank you to all the staff in the Acacia Ward at Tanunda Lutheran Home.

As was Adrienne’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

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PRIOR, David Lindsay

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at The Royal Adelaide Hospital, on 5 January 2024.

Aged 69 years.

Father of Amy and Emma.

Thank you to everyone who has been a part of David’s life.

The members of the Tanunda Men’s Shed, the House of Hope and the Uniting Church at Nuriootpa, for friendships shared.

Special thanks to all who cared for David when he needed.  Doctors and Staff at the Nuriootpa Medical Centre, SA Ambulance, Lyell McEwin Hospital and the ICU at the RAH.

We thank you all.

A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate David’s life will be held on Thursday 18 January 2024 at 10.00am in the Nuriootpa Uniting Church, 56 Murray Street, Nuriootpa.  Following refreshments, we will reconvene for David’s committal in the Kapunda Cemetery at 1.00 pm.

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LOFFLER, Owen Wesley

Owen passed away peacefully in the Lyell McEwin Hospital on 4 January 2024.

Aged 61 years.

Owen will be dearly missed by his loving sisters, Sandra, Lois, Wendy (dec), and their families.

Our memories will last forever.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Owen, to be held on Wednesday 17 January 2024 at 11.00 am in the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road Tanunda, followed by Owen’s committal in the Tabor Cemetery, Tanunda.

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BLASER, James Leslie ‘Jim’

Passed away too soon, 81 years young, on 2 January 2024.

Unique and charming Dad of Toni and Tony; Wendy, and their families.

A service of remembrance of Jim will be held on Friday 12 January 2024 at 2:00pm at the Barossa Funerals Chapel, 51 Basedow Road, Tanunda

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