Hans Dieter Figura

FIGURA, HANS DIETER

Loving husband, father and

Opa, Hans Dieter passed away

on Friday, September 2nd, 2011

after a courageous battle with

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

Survived by his loving wife

Marianne of 50 years; sons,

Jurgen (Cathy) and Eckart

(Tammy); grandchildren, Garrett, Madeleine, Kimberly, Kelsey, Mitchell and Matthew. Hans was born in Wittenberg, Germany on March 22, 1938. As a young man he traveled to Africa, and spent several years working at a mission in the Belgian Congo before returning to Germany where he met and married Marianne. In 1969, Hans made the decision to immigrate to Canada to seek a better life with more opportunity for his family and came

directly to Kelowna. Hans was passionate about hunting

and fishing and took every opportunity to explore the great Canadian outdoors. Memorial Service will be held at

11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2011 at St. Charles Garnier Church, 3665 Benvoulin Ave, Kelowna. The Family wishes to thank the ALS Society of BC for their incredible assistance and a special thanks to the many caring

employees of Interior Health Home Support Services

and Kirschner Home & Health Care Services.  In lieu of

flowers, please consider making a donation to the

ALS Society of BC, 1233-13351 Commerce Parkway

Richmond BC V6V 2X7, www.alsbc.ca or call 

1-800-708-3228.  Arrangements in care of Everden

Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440. 

Condolences may be sent to

the family by visiting www.everdenrust.com 

 


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