February 1, 1932 – October 14, 2022
In loving memory ~
It is with deep sorrow that the family of Adeline Peltzer announces her passing on Friday October 14, 2022, she was 90 years of age. She died peacefully in her sleep where she lived in Kimberley at (The Pines).
Adeline was born on her family farm near Kelstern, Sask. She moved to Creston B.C at the age of 15 living with her aunt and uncle, she had a job babysitting and that is where she met Victor as Adeline was babysitting his nephews. Adeline and Vick were inseparable and married a year after meeting on September 11, 1948, they were married for 68 years. Soon after they were married, they moved to Kimberley in the Lois creek area where Victor worked at the Sullivan Mine. They had a little boy in 1949 who was born at 7 months gestation and only lived a day. After having fertility problems, they were able to adopt their children Judy and Garry to start their family.
Adeline stayed home to raise her children and keep the household which she loved. At home she tended a large garden of vegetables and flowers and preserved much of her produce for her family. She enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, and wine making. She was a natural homemaker sewing and knitting clothes and blankets for her family. Adeline was active in the community and church throughout her life. She enjoyed keeping busy where she bowled, floor curled, played cards, and danced. She was a part of the good Sam’s Club where her and Victor did lots of camping. She drove across Canada in a camper van with Vick, where she was the main driver never fearing taking on things like that, she just did it! Camping was a full family event where she loved to camp with her grandchildren, they would take turns sleeping in their motorhome. Adeline loved her grandchildren they brought her so much joy. She loved to knit them special sweaters that they picked out of her pattern books. Adeline and Vick also had a special tradition of taking each grandchild out for their birthdays where they would do dinner and shop for their perfect present.
Adeline is survived by her children Judy Golbeck and Garry Peltzer, her sisters Bernice, and Lorraine (Wayne), Grandchildren Clayton (Roxy) Golbeck. Deedra (Kurt) Blair, Brandon (Carly) Golbeck, Sharron Peltzer and Shane Peltzer. And her great children, and many cousins. Adeline was predeceased by her husband Victor Peltzer, parents Jakob and Katharina Stallmann, sisters Louise Stallmann, and Rose Souter, brother Reinhold Stallmann, and Son in-law Calvin Golbeck.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at The Kimberley Special Care Home (The Pines) for all of their excellent care for the past year and half. Thank you to the staff at Garden View where she lived prior to. A special thank you to Dr. Buddo for her methodical, kind and compassionate care.
A Visitation for Adeline will be held at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Cranbrook (920 11th St. S) on Friday October 21, at 10:00am, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00am. Adeline will be laid to rest alongside her husband Victor in the Kimberley Cemetery.
Those wishing to remember Adeline may do so my making a donation to their local food bank.
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