Horst Fritz Herbert
was born on October 29th, 1926 in Niesky, Germany and passed away on January 2nd, 2013 at his residence at the age of 86 years.
Horst will be lovingly remembered by his wife Marion, to whom he was married for 56 years; one daughter, Judy Bielefeld of Cambridge, Ontario; one son, Peter (Jane Watt) Bielefeld of North Vancouver, B.C.; and his grand-dog, Raleigh (who was his faithful friend and lap-dog).
Horst loved the outdoors and was an avid gardener, hiker and explorer of the wilderness, always making sure he never went without his camera. He was a member of the North Okanagan Naturalist Club and the Camera Club. Horst loved animals, especially birds and dogs.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Horst’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Horst to the Nature Conservancy of Canada, #200-825 Broughton Street, Victoria, B.C. V8W 1E5 or the SPCA, 4800 Haney Road, Vernon, B.C. V1H 1P6.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5