Alois ( Al ) SCHMALZ

Alois ( Al ) SCHMALZ


Alois Schmalz, (Al) 74, died January 4, 2016 in Kelowna hospital.  Originating from Germany, Al immigrated to Canada at age 22, in 1963. He spent his life in Kelowna.He was well known for this

artistic craftsmanship as an

ornamental ironworker.  He is survived by his daughter Christina Gregoire (Roger), son Martin Schmalz (Amy), and 5 grandchildren.  Brother Lambert Schmalz, nephews Al Schmalz, Tom Schmalz (Susan), niece Anna Driedger (Jeff). Sister-in-law Luzia Schmalz and nieces Petra Raasch (Gunter) and Monica Illemann (Joseph).  As well as 9 great nephews and nieces, and close cousins. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors at Kelowna General Hospital as well as the staff and care providers at Fernbrae Manor.  Service to be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at St.Charles Garnier Parish 10am.  A light luncheon is

to follow.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made by donation to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation.  Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440.


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