RACH WladislawPosted: December 18th, 2012
MR. WLADISLAW “WALTER” RACH, beloved husband of Krimhild of Coaldale, suddenly passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the age of 80 years.
He is the loving father of Albert Rach (Nancy Berry) of Coaldale, Frank (Julie) Rach of Lethbridge, grandfather of Jaime of Calgary, Dustin of Coaldale, and Tanna Rach of Lethbridge, and great-grandfather of Mikayla Kress of Taber. He is the brother of Stan (Margit) Rach of Coaldale, Adolf Rach of Lethbridge, an Christa (Rick) Lastuka of Lethbridge. Walter was predeceased by his daughter Angela Rach, a brother Anton “Tony” Rach, and parents Ernst and Maria Rach. Walter was born in 1932 in Poland. Wladislaw “Walter”, second eldest of five children, met and married Krimhild in 1956, when they immigrated to Canada in 1957. Walter and his wife found work in the farming community, later working in construction and eventually began his own business in upholstery. Walter and Krimhild raised three children and established themselves in Coaldale where they have been married for 56 years. He was a passionate about gardening, fishing with his brothers, going for walks with his dog Raegin, and spending time with his family. Walter was a loving, compassionate, and caring man who will be forever Loved, Remembered and Missed. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Kingston and Dr. Janzen for the care they provided to Walter over the years, as well as the EMS staff of Coaldale. A Prayer Vigil will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. Ray Wagner Officiating A Funeral Mass will be Held at ST. AMBROSE CATHOLIC CHURCH – 1513 23rd Avenue, Coaldale, AB. on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 1:00 P.M with Reverend Thomas Vadassery Celebrant In Memory of Walter, Donations may be made to the KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF CANADA – 608, 5920 – 1A Street SW, Calgary, Alberta,T2H 0G3 Honoured to Serve Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1 Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777 Fax ~ (403) 381-3128 Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778 firstname.lastname@example.org