December 7, 1926 – May 29, 2021
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bruno Witzke. Bruno passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital May 29, 2021 at the age of 94. He was predeceased by his wife Tierza and his son Randy, by his parents Michael and Anna Witzke and all of his many brothers and sisters. He is survived by his daughter Marianne Binnie and Alfred Witzke as well as many nieces and nephews. He was born December 7, 1926 in Michowice, Poland. Bruno immigrated to Canada in the late 1940s with some of his siblings. He settled in BC in August of 1948 where he worked in construction. In 1962 Bruno went into construction on his own, he built many houses in the Okanagan, many of which are still standing in good order. In 1975 Bruno was able to return to his passion which was fruit farming, along with his wife (Tierza) and his family, he farmed and expanded and followed his dream in Oyama. Many, many people who visited the farm for fruit were welcomed by Bruno and Tierza. Bruno will be missed. In respecting the family’s wished, Bruno was cremated and there will be an intimate family service only.