Alfred went to be with the Lord and passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the age of 78. He is survived by his loving wife Gabriele “Gaby”; their children: Robert (Michelle) of Kelowna, Birgit of Brazil, Michael of Vancouver; grandchildren: Katjana, Kai, Lua, Briza and Marley; sister Ingeborg of Kufstein, Austria; niece Brigitte; nephews: Werner and Volker.
Alfred immigrated to Canada in 1979 where he worked as a Mechanical Engineer for Doppelmayr Ski Lifts and retired to Kelowna in 1990. He enjoyed a wonderful life with his wife, family and friends. Alfred had a passion for travelling and sailing.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 16th at 10:30 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson Society of BC, www.parkinson.bc.ca.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com.