Wolfgang ZIMMERMANN

A very decent, caring man passed away early on July 20, 2011. Wolf was born in Stuttgart, Germany on January, 24, 1948 and came to Canada in 1954.

After a 6 year period in the RCAF he came to Chilliwack in the early 1970’s where, for many years he operated Wolf’s Welding on Yale Rd. West, and then Wolf’s Weight Lifting and Body Building Equipment, selling across B.C. and Alberta.

He was employed at Aacson on Young Rd. for several years and also worked as a sales rep. for Weldco Welding Supplies.

In 1993, Wolf established Sandwolf Enterprises out on Prairie Central Rd. He did work for many of the farms and businesses in the area. Wolf could fix or fabricate almost anything – no job too small, but had to retire due to ill health in 2007.

He was a long time member of the Chilliwack Frontiersmen Black Powder organization, where he enjoyed so many good times, and where he met some of his dearest friends. Unfortunately, failing health forced him to withdraw from the travel and strenuous activities.

More recently, Wolf joined the Chilliwack Camera Club which he enjoyed immensely. He also became involved in Senior Peer Counselling and was looking forward to participating in the program. He enjoyed fishing in his little boat, carving fish decoys and had recently begun to teach himself to paint! What a guy!

Wolf leaves behind his loving wife Sandy, who was also his best friend, his daughter Sonya Coe, step-daughter Wendy Power, and grandsons Ben Hall, Tom and Nick Power. He also leaves behind his sisters, Uschi Steinkogler in Germany, and Norma Zimmermann in Kamloops.

At the family’s request there will be no service at this time.

Please, no flowers… In memory of Wolf, if you wish, please donate to the local Food Bank or a Homeless Shelter in his name. Maybe put a little extra into the Community Kettles at Christmas and think of him.


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