It is with great sadness that we announce Gisela’s passing on August 27, 2007 in Victoria, BC after suffering a long battle with the effects of diabetes.
Born Gisela Lotta Hodde on September 29, 1937 in Bochum, Germany.
Gisela came to Canada in 1955 and became a Canadian Citizen in 1977.
She resided in Kemano, Terrace, Francois Lake (Burnslake), Campbell River and Victoria.
Known for her beautiful landscape paintings in Francois Lake, she had many admirers.
She moved to Campbell River in 2003, to spend her last years with family.
Gisela was predeceased by her husband Erwin in 1987 and is survived by her son Gerry (Kim) Lichtenfeld, Daughters Melissa (Mike) Pratas and Linda (Randy) Hunt, Granddaughters: Kara, Tanya and Jennifer and Grandsons: Jeremy, Nick and Kyle.
There will not be a funeral or memorial service as per Gisela’s wishes, though any donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association at
www.diabetes.ca or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada at www.jdrf.ca in Gisela’s name.