Barbara Irmgard Rieger (nee Herbstein)

Barbara Irmgard Rieger (nee Herbstein)

In the early morning hours of Thursday, April 10, 2014 Barbara passed away peacefully at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook.

Barbara was born in Breslau, Germany on May 10, 1928. She was a war survivor and in 1952 she decided to immigrate to Canada. She met Wolfgang Rieger and they were married in 1956. They were married for 57 years.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband Wolfgang, her son John, numerous relatives and friends in Europe, The United States Of America and Canada.

At Barbara’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral service.

We would like to express our thanks to all of our friends and the doctors and nurses who attended to Barbara during her illness for the compassion they showed to her and to our family.

Please join the family for a Celebration Of Barbara’s Life at 725 – 21st Avenue South on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a memorial donation in Barbara’s honour may do so to the: East Kootenay S.P.C.A., PO Box 2, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 4H6 or the charity of your choice.

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