born April 5, 1920 in Germany, passed away peacefully in his home on January 5th, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving family; his wife Elli of 48 years, two daughter, Barbara (Jim), Doris, son Ralph (Patricia), seven grandchil dren and nine great grandchildren. He immigrated to

Canada in 1953 and was a proud Canadian and a won derful loving husband and father. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A service of Remembrance for Richard will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 11:30 am at Sands Funeral Chapel, One Newcastle Ave nue, Nanaimo, BC with Reverend Fred Massey officiating. A proud long standing union member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 324 Victoria. He loved the world around him. Always searching for something different that na ture had to offer. Flowers gratefully declined, for those so desir ing, donation in memory of Richard may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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