1912 – 2017
Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, September 1, 1912, Pearl Tressie Krause (Leach) passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on January 26, 2017, at the age of 104. She is survived by her daughter, Evelyn Krause; brother, Cliff Leach (Ruth); nieces and nephews, Ed, Andy, Heather (Dan), Noel (Shelley), Chris, Keith (Nadia), Bob (Cari)and Janette (Norm), and so many others that called her Auntie Pearl.
She was predeceased by her husband Edward in 1994 and brother George in 1989.
A Celebration of Pearl’s life will be held at Everden Rust Funeral Chapel, 1130 Carmi Ave. in Penticton on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 11:00am.
Special thanks to her caregivers Gail, Marisol, staff at the Hamlets, and the many friends that took the time to visit with her.
Pearl will be missed by the many people she touched in her life with her wit and strong will, through church, farming, quilting and Evelyn.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Dragon Fly Pond Society
The Down Syndrome Research Foundation
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