Mrs. Martha Rohde passed away at Mt. Cartier Court Extended Care, Revelstoke on Sunday, August 11, 2013, at the age of 85 years. A Funeral Service will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Revelstoke on Thursday afternoon, August 15, at 2:30 pm with Pastor Alan Visser and Pastor Richard Klein officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot of Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke. Pallbearers are Val Rohde, Rosa Grusen, Nelli Richardson, Gary Rohde, Roland Rohde and Glen Richardson. Honorary pallbearers are Elaine Grusen, Christine Grusen, Jason Richardson, Kyle Richardson, Erica Barney, Tyler Rohde, Travis Rohde, Ashley Rohde and Logan Rohde. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke District Health Foundation, Box 2421, Revelstoke, V0E 2S0, in memory of Martha.
Martha was born in Krilinsk, Ukraine, on March 15, 1928, and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1950. She was proud to be a home-maker and loved cooking, gardening, farming and raising her children.
Martha was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Emilie Domke and her brother Emil Domke. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Leo; five children: Val (Kim) Rohde of Salmon Arm, Rosa (Henry) Grusen of Nakusp, Nelli (Glen) Richardson of Revelstoke, Gary (Niki) Rohde of Revelstoke and Roland (Lori) Rohde of Revelstoke; nine grandchildren: Elaine Grusen, Christine Grusen, Jason Richardson, Kyle Richardson, Erica Barney, Tyler Rohde, Travis Rohde, Ashley Rohde and Logan Rohde, as well as three great grandchildren: Brandon Barney, Logan Barney and Cruz Richardson.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Martha’s family by viewing her obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.