Renate Dorothea of Westbank, BC passed away June 28th, 2008 at the age of 61 years. Renate was born December 27th, 1946 in Germany. She immigrated to Canada in 1972 with her family, they settled in Lethbridge, Alberta where she worked for General Foods followed by Novatel Communications as a supervisor. She then moved to the Okanagan Valley finally settling in Westbank. Renate was an incredibly hard worker who asked for nothing and gave everything in return. She loved to read, cook, watch reality TV, and followed the races of her German formula 1 racing hero Michael Schumacher. Her greatest love though was for her son and daughter and grandchildren. Lovingly remembered and missed forever by her son, Tom Harnos, granddaughter, Amanda Harnos, grandsons, Christopher, Steven and Cameron Hatfield, as well as many other family and friends in Canada and Germany. Her daughter, Marion Hatfield, predeceased her. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Lethbridge, A.B. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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