It is with profound sadness that the family of Erna Batke announces her unexpected passing on Friday, January 18, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of 82 years.
Erna will be forever missed, forever loved and forever remembered by her daughter: Twila Campeau (Jim Martineau) of Bonnyville; son: Randy (Eileen) Batke of Bonnyville; daughter-in-law: Brenda (Wayne) Munter of Wainwright; six grandchildren: Kara (Travis) McFall, Logan Batke, Chelsea (Adam) Pretty, Coltin Batke, Lexi Batke, Jay Batke; three great grandchildren: Harlie, Mackenzie, Kora; three brothers: Les (Micki) Ryll of Calgary, Erv (Rose) Ryll, Rick (Gerri) Ryll both of Edmonton; sister: Judy (Julian) Strumecki of Kelowna; sister-in-law: JoAnne Ryll of Bonnyville; granddog: Bear; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Erna is reunited in Heaven with her husband: Henry Batke; son: Lawrence Batke, grandson: Christopher Batke; parents: Karol & Katherine Ryll and brother: Adolph Ryll.
To honor Erna's wishes, a private family funeral service will take place. Pallbearers: Randy Batke, Jim Martineau, Kara McFall, Travis McFall, Logan Batke, Coltin Batke, Lexi Batke, Jay Batke. Final resting place, St. John's United Church Cemetery, Bonnyville, AB.
Memorial tributes in memory of Erna may be sent to Haying in the 30's, Box 35, Mallaig, AB T0A 2K0 or UCW (United Church Women), 4510-43 Ave. c/o Sonia Stryski, Bonnyville, AB T9N 1R4.