Theresa Marie Burkart, 64, of Castlegar, passed away September 8th, 2012 in Trail, British Columbia.
Evening Mass was held at the Catholic Church of St. Rita in Castlegar on September 12, 2012 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Funeral Mass was held at the Catholic Church of St. Rita on September 13th, 2012 at 10:00 am with Father David officiating. There will be a light reception at the Church following the service for all interested.
Theresa was born in Trail to Frank and Joy Thiel on March 25th, 1948. She went to high school at J. Lloyd Crowe and graduated in 1966. She then met and fell in love with Paul Burkart. Together with Paul, she owned and operated successful bakeries and was able to retire young. She was a member of her church visitation group, the Good Sam Club, and many other local groups. She enjoyed reading, games, travelling, and family most.
Theresa is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Joy, brother John, and sisters Maureen, Marilyn, and Carol.
Theresa is survived by her husband Paul Burkart; sons Chris (Kim) Burkart and Lorne (Vicky) Burkart; sisters Lois (Al), Annette (Jan), and Lucille (Steve); brothers David (Margaret), and Bruce (Wendy); sister-in-law Jeanette; and many nieces, nephews,
extended family and friends.