A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Anne Reinhardt passed away peacefully into the Presence of her Lord at Eden Care Home on April 22, 2006.
She was born on November 7, 1919 at Shanzenfeld, Manitoba and moved with her family to Rosedale in 1943. She married Peter Janzen in 1958 and became a devoted mother to his children; Ed and Sandra while working in the dry cleaners and helping Peter run his cement contracting business until his death in 1981.
Ann married Ernest Reinhardt in 1985 and they enjoyed many happy times, camping, fishing, watching hockey games and meeting friends for coffee at local restaurants. She was also a great carpet bowler and loved singing, wearing pretty clothes and driving fast! Ernie passed away in 1994 and she was also predeceased by her sisters Lena, Mary and Edna, her niece Debbie and her beloved grandson Scott Voth in 1997.
Anne is remembered lovingly by her family; Ed (Judy) Janzen of Qualicum Beach, daughter Sandi (Michaell) Halperin of Dundas, Australia, grandson Barry (Charlie) Janzen and great grandson, Riley of Victoria, brother Len (Betty) Peters of Sardis and sister Aggie Lewis of Vernon, her sisters-in-law Irma Arlt and Ann Robertson, Ernie’s children; Judy Reinhardt, Carole and John Weins (Kristen, Trevor and Theresa), Susan Reinhardt and Maureen and David Boychuk, also adoring nieces and nephews Bob, Lois, Doreen, Jeanette, Lorraine, Greg, Ken, Cynthia, Doug, Ron, Brad and Patti.
Anne was loved by all for her kind and gentle nature. She made her home a welcoming place for everyone. The family would like to thank the staff of Eden Intermediate Care for their tender care of Anne for the past several years. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 28th, 2006 at 2:30 pm at Henderson’s Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers a donation in Anne’s memory may be made to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation.