(March 15, 1952 – Aug. 16, 2008)
Passed away suddenly on August 16, 2008. She leaves behind her loved companion of 21 years, Hans Roenitz; daughter, Catrin Marks; son, Carston Messer; and three grandchildren: Mason, Reid and Cole, with the fourth one due in November.
Helga was predeceased by her father Otto Karl Koepke and mother Ingeborg Wilhelmine Marie Koepke.
Helga immigrated to Canada in June 1978 with her family. The great joys in her life were her animals, especially her dogs, Mindy, Haida and Mika.
She will be greatly missed as her life ended much too soon.
There will be a viewing on Friday, August 22, 2008 at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Ave., Chilliwack, from 6 to 8 p.m.
No service as per Helga’s wishes.