1936 - 2018
On January 28th, 2018, Gerhard (George) Schierling went to be with the Lord at the age of 81, surrounded by his family.
He will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife Joyce, and their children, Linda (Neil), Karl, Konrad, Hardy (Verna), Rick (Lisa), Len, and Colleen. George will also be fondly remembered by his fifteen grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and by his sisters, Gredel and Lena and brother Abe.
George was predeceased by his first wife Agnes, his daughter Angelika, his parents, two brothers and sister.
Gerhard, also known as George, was born in Paraguay, South America. In 1976 he moved his family of seven to Canada. He was always a hard worker, farming in Paraguay and working on the railroads in Canada. Gerhard was a gentle and kind man, who would do anything for his family. He especially cherished his grandchildren and great grandchildren. They brought a big smile to his face. George also really enjoyed gardening, whether it was vegetable or flowers, his gardens always looked beautiful.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 am on February 2, 2018 in the Kamloops Alliance Church, 200 Leigh Rd., with Pastor Neil Penner officiating.
Special thank you to Dr. Thomasse and Evergreen Staff for caring for George for the last two years.
Condolences may be expressed at www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com