Elsie Knoblauch passed away peacefully, with her family by her side in Mt. Cartier Court, Revelstoke on January 7, 2016 at the age of 92 years. There will be no formal funeral service by Elsie’s own request. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Cartier Court Foundation, Bag 5000, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, in memory of Elsie.
Elsie was born in Hameln, Germany on October 14, 1923 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1949. She will be well remembered for owning and operating Ritz Gift Shop from 1971 to 1978. Elsie loved crocheting, having coffee with her friends and spending time with her family. She loved life and people.
Elsie was predeceased by her husband Oscar in 2005 and her 12 siblings. She is survived by two children: Dianne (Ron) McKay and Bryon (Annette) Knoblauch, all of Revelstoke; five grandchildren: Dan (Anna) of Tsawassen, B.C., Eloise (Darcy) of Vernon, Pam (Mike) of Revelstoke, Jason (Asia) of Vancouver and Dean (Jill) of Nanaimo, and five great grandchildren: Bennett, Kade, Makenna, Colt and Garrett.
Thanks mom for all your unconditional love. You will be truly missed and will be kept in our hearts forever.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Elsie’s family by viewing her obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.