Passed away January 23, 2013, peacefully with his girls by his side. Lovingly, he will be missed by his wife of 55 years Erna, daughters Hedy, Lisa (Dal), and his grandchildren, Savannah (Nathan), Sabrina (Derek), Nick and Kristi. In Germany, a daughter Ilse (Erik) and granddaughter Tina along with many other relatives. Dad came to Canada in 1954. He met mom and they married in 1957. He spent all his working years in the Painters Union Local 138 and was a 50+ year member. He was one of the last survivors attending the 2012 Memorial for the Collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge. His years in retirement were spent hunting, fishing and telling many stories of this early years in Germany, his many trips out of town for work and many hunting tales to anyone who would listen. He was an avid volunteer a the Ridgedale Rod and Gun Club and spent much time there telling tales with his friends. Special thanks to Dr. David Froese and Dr. Heather Leach, friends Dave and Doug for your support. A Celebration of Life will be held February 2nd, 2013 from 1:00 – 5:00 at Ridgedale Rod and Gun club, 35655 Harris Rd., Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers donations will be accepted for BC Wildlife Federation in Tony’s honor.