February 2, 1940 – October 20, 2012
Renate born in Danzig, Germany migrated to SchlewigHolsein and on to Gammerting. While residing in Gammerting she worked in a clothing factory where she loved to sew beautiful garments. She continued to love sewing after she migrated to Canada in 1957, where she met and married Franz Papp. They were blessed with 54 years of marriage and Renate devoted her life to her family.
Renate passed away peacefully in her own home. She is survived by her loving husband, her brother Werner Duffke and sisters Brigitta Baranyia, Helga Winnig and Ellie Rosso.
She will be greatly missed by her sons Frank (Susan) and John, daughter Christina (Andy) and eleven grandchildren.
Renate leaves her family and friends with many wonderful memories and will be deeply missed.