Henry Jacob Rempel passed away October 1, 2003 at age 73. He was born November 28, 1929 in Didsbury, Alta.
Henry is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Evelyn; his grateful children, Mark (Heather), Gwen, Fred (Keri Lynn), and Karen (Shanan); and his grandchildren, Ashley, Jonathan, Jessica, Zachary, Bethany and Ethan. He is also survived by his sister Mary Epp (Carstairs); and his brother Al Rempel (Chilliwack), and their families.
He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Katherina Rempel; his brother Gerhard; and his sister Helen.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Eden Mennonite Church in Chilliwack.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to B.C. Cancer Society (cite The Prostate Centre at Vancouver General Hospital) or M.C.C.
Henry enjoyed is teacher/administrator roles. He finished his career as principal of Vedder Junior Secondary School in 1986. He remained actively involved with Eden Mennonite Church and various organizations.
Many memories will be held dear by all who knew and loved him.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Ken Hirst, home care nurses, physiotherapist Annie Rothermel and Fraser Cheam Home Support Service for their compassionate care. Thanks also to Dr. Martin Gleave and Dr. Kim Chi of the B.C. Cancer Agency in Vancouver.