May 8, 1930 – April 24, 2009
The family of Sybille Ginka are greatly saddened to announce her peaceful passing at Terraceview Lodge on Friday, April 24, 2009.
Sybille was born in Essen, Germany on May 8, 1930. After surviving a tough childhood, she met the love of her life Willi Ginka. They were married in Heuchelheim, Germany in 1950, immigrating to Canada two years later.
They settled in Stewart B.C. where they raised their three children. Sybille worked many years for the school district as a custodian at Stewart Secondary school as well as Thornhill Junior. After 23 years of service, she retired early at the age of 64 due to health reasons.
Sybille loved spending her time shopping, flower gardening, bowling and taking scenic drives.
She will be lovingly remembered by her family, daughter; Annie, sons; John (Dawna), Mike (Sharon), grandchildren; Paul, Willi, Lara, Kylie, and great grandson; Tyler.
Funeral service will be held at MacKay’s Funeral Home Wednesday May 6, 2009 at 2:00 pm. Internment will follow at Ward’s Pass cemetery in Stewart on Thursday May 7, 2009 at 1:00 pm.