HARKE, Wilmar (Bill)
October 25, 1925 – February 4, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wilmar Adolph (Bill) Harke on February 4, 2013.
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 64 years Frieda; his daughter Jennifer Madu; his sons; Morley (Laura), Glenn (Theresa) and Kenneth (Catherine); his grandchildren: Brett (Lisa), Joel, Shara (David), Ryan (Megan) and Corey (April) Harke, Leanne (Ryan) Steele, David Steinbach, Benjamin and Thomas Anderson; his great-granddaughter Taryn; his brother Cyril (Martha) and his sister Bonnie (Larry) Brenner, along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents August and Lydia Harke and his brothers: Morris, Alvin, Lorne, Clement, Wesley and Milton Harke.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Serenity Funeral Service, 5311 – 91 Street, Edmonton from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. We invite all to share in the Celebration of Bill's life at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Hay Lakes at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 8, 2013. Coffee and fellowship will follow at the Hay Lakes community hall. A private family interment will be held prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice.
Special thanks to Nursing Station 52 at the Grey Nuns Hospital for their wonderful and compassionate care.
Published in The Edmonton Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013