John (Hans) BIER

With heartfelt sorrow we bear the tragic loss of John (Hans) Bier. He passed away in Abbotsford, BC on Tuesday, May 17th at 65 years of age.

A child of God, born on October 29, 1939 in Odessa, Russia, he was a baptized, confirmed and active member of the Lutheran Church.

He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 44 years, Waltraut; his daughter Carrol Warkentin (Ken), granddaughter Christel; his son Carl Bier (Heather), grandsons Brandon, Terence, Broderick and Lance; and his daughter Audrey Bier, granddaughter Randylyn.

John’s Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, May 21st at 1:30pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Chilliwack, BC with Pastor Wayne Lunderby officiating.

Strong in his faith, close to his family, and respected in business, John’s ambition, enthusiasm, and love of laughter will be missed by all lose left behind.

To the Opa who fixes everything, we say thank you for all the guidance, prayers and blessings you shared. Your love lives on through us, rest peacefully in the Father’s arms until we meet with you in heaven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.