Erwin Emil Ploeger

We regret to announce the sudden passing of Erwin Emil Ploeger, on May 16, 2013, after a brief illness.

Erwin was born in Grossenaspe, Germany on Sept. 17, 1923. He was known for his love of working with wood, traveling extensively and enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is predeceased by 2 brothers and his first wife Ursula and is survived by his wife of 30 years Annie, son Klaus (Joan) Ploeger, daughters Brigitte (Bernie) Barton and Diane (Larry) Fox, 6 grandchildren Brenda, Steven, Jason, Jonathan, Katie, and Deven, 5 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, his brother Karl and one sister in Germany, Helga.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday May 21, 2013 @ 2:00pm. at Pleasant Valley Funeral home. Tea to follow.

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