It is with sadness that the family of Heinrich (Henry) Schulz announce his passing on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at West Coast General Hospital.
Henry was born November 18, 1933 in Hulscheid, Germany. He was predeceased by his parents Heinrich Peter and Berta Schulz and is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Magdalena, sons Marvin (Lynn), James and Michael, his grandchildren Kaleb, Isaiah, and Calla Schulz, sister Ursula Henning (Paul) and many nieces and nephews.
Henry immigrated to Saskatchewan in 1954 to work at a relative’s farm equipment repair business; he then worked his way west, settling in Port Alberni in 1957. Henry was a school bus driver for over 30 years and also a member of Timbre Choir for over 40 years. He enjoyed skiing on Mount Arrowsmith and Mount Washington, as well as camping, fishing, hiking, playing cards, listening/singing to music and watching old movies, one of his favorites being Prisoner of Zenda.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 12:00 Noon at Trinity Church – 4766 Angus Street, Port Alberni – Canon Peter Parker officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children’s Hospital, Vancouver. Stories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.yatesfuneral.ca