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May 6, 1932 - November 15, 2021

Frank was born in Robin Hood, SK to William and Rose Schnitzler, he passed away in West Kelowna, BC on November 15, 2021.

Frank was predeceased by his wife Ida in 2016. He leaves his son Wayne (Shelley) and daughter Marie (John); grandchildren Garrett, Bradley, Wesley, Ryan, Lisa, Emma, and Jessie; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers Jim and Ron, and sister Margaret; and several nieces and nephews. He was, also predeceased by his sister Frances, brother Raymond, sister Caroline, and brother Joseph.

Frank worked as a Sawyer for Flavelle Cedar for his entire career. He was also a volunteer firefighter in Surrey, BC for over 20 years. He was a handyman who enjoyed helping his many family, friends and neighbours. Frank always had a smile on his face and enjoyed his days at the ice rink.

Frank and Ida moved to West Kelowna in 1997. There, he enjoyed gardening, hockey, woodworking, and being involved with his grandchildren during his retirement.

Thanks to the amazing staff at Lakeview Lodge for their care for Frank over the past year.

A service will be held in Saskatchewan in the Spring where he will be laid to rest with his wife Ida.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com.

Link: www.springfieldfuneralhome.com/obituaries/schnitzler-frank
Condolence Messages
  • Nov 26, 2021
    So sorry for your loss. Keith and I fondly remember Frank while he was living at The Heritage. We would have lots of laughs sitting with him at the front while visiting my mother. Brenda and Keith Furman
  • Nov 26, 2021
    Sincere condolences to the Schnitzler family. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Dolores & Joe Strocen
  • Nov 25, 2021
    Dear Lisa,
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. I remember meeting your Grandpa when we still lived in Shannon Lake and he was so sweet & kind....just like you! So sorry for your loss.
    Nicole & Dan Albrecht
  • Nov 24, 2021
    Our deepest condolences to Wayne and family.
    Andy and Grace
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