Roland Kurt Johann Mickler was born June 5, 1954 in Schlossneuhaus, Germany and died March 3, 2013 in Cascade Hospice, Chilliwack, BC after a brief battle with cancer. Roland was predeceased by his mother, Brigitte and father Herbert. Left to mourn his sudden passing are his wife of 35 years, Paula; son, Jordan (the light of his life); sisters: Shirley Mickler and Tina (Steve) Hart; and numerous aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Also left behind is his business partner of 27 years in his beloved Phase Electric, Ron (Grace) Vandyke and many wonderful friends.

Roland was active with the Chilliwack Youth Soccer Association and acted as president for 10 years. He also coached Rep Soccer and was chairman of the annual Chilliwack Youth Soccer Tournament. A Funeral Service will be held at the Chilliwack United Church, 45835 Spadina Ave, Chilliwack on March 16, 2013 at 1:30 pm. The family wishes to extend an invitation for anyone wishing to share a special remembrance of Roland to submit it in an email to as a book of memories will be displayed at the service. A special thank you goes to Dr. Bull and the wonderful staff of Cascade Hospice Centre and the Palliative Home Care team. Our eternal gratitude is also extended to Dr. Fitzpatrick who is one of the finest human beings on the planet.

Paula and Jordan will never forget the kindness shown by so many people. It is hard to fall down when so many are holding you up. Our deepest appreciation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice Society or Children’s Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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