It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Andrew James Hoschka on March 17, 2007. Born in Olds, Alberta, Jan. 4, 1925. Andrew started his farming career in Olds. He married Catherine (Kay) Ettinger on Oct. 22, 1952 and they had four sons. In 1964 they moved to Langley, BC where they conÂtinued the farming passion, raising Pinto and Paint horses as well as operating the Silver Spur Riding Stables. Andrew also worked in the Langley Legion for 20 years. In 1988 Kay and Andy once again re-entered the farming community. This time with chickens and raising Simmental cattle. They did this for 18 years, where Andy’s passion lie, a farmer at heart where he worked until the end.
Andrew will be missed by his wife Kay; 3 sons Ken (Julie), Eric (Heather) and Bruce (Lesley); 5 grandchildren, Derek, Brooklyn, Benjamin, Lucas and Nonda. Andrew is predeceased by one son Danny.
A celebration of life will be held at 4283 – 209th Street, Langley on April 14, 2007 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Bring with you many memories to share. In lieu of Âflowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
Wiebe & Jeske Funeral Directors
in care of arrangements