Edward Schinkel passed away peacefully on Friday, February 24, 2012 in his 92nd year. Edward was born on December 22, 1920 in Friedensfeld, Manitoba and lived in Chilliwack since 1945.

He will be lovingly remembered by his son Gary (Jennifer); daughter, Lynne (Henry); and grandchildren: Rebecca (Dave), Katie (Andrew), Jonathan (fiancée Linda), Byron, Nathan (Joanna); and two great-grandchildren: Hannah and William. He is also survived by his two brothers: Ervin (Trudy) and Jack (Lil); and sister, Bernice (Reinhold) and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife Myrtle (2007) and sisters, Pauline and Ida and brother, Emil.

A Celebration of Edward’s life will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 1:00 pm at the Chilliwack Alliance Church 8700 Young Rd. Chilliwack.

Edward faithfully attended and supported his church and was involved with the church choir for many years. He was a carpenter and beekeeper by trade but also supported his family with love and care. We will miss him dearly and rejoice when we see him again in Heaven.

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