On Saturday, July 18th, 2015 Nathan went to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
In loving memory of a wonderful husband, father, Opa, Opa-Opa, and friend who passed away peacefully at Hospice House in Vernon, B.C. with family by his side.
Nathan was born on November 8th, 1930 in Kolesno, Poland. He immigrated to Canada in 1949 and settled in Regina, SK. where he met his wife, Ruth. They moved to Kamloops, B.C. in 1973 and retired to Vernon, B.C. in 1997.
Nathan is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth; children: Rudolf (Agnes) of Vancouver, Kurt (Bev) of Regina, Martin (Dale) of Calgary, and Eric of Vancouver; grandchildren: Fernando, Ivan, Jason (Orenda), Robert (Lindsay), David and Brittany, great grandchildren: Nathaniel, Natalie and Megan; brother, Henry (Gertrude) Pelzer of Richmond; sisters: Ruth (Richard, deceased) Engel of Regina, and Irma (Sam, deceased) Jagos of Toronto; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Nathan was predeceased by his parents, Reinhold and Leokadia Pelzer.
The memorial service will be held on Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5151 Alain Road, Vernon, B.C. with Rev. Craig Tufts officiating. Cremation. Inurnment will take place in the columbarium at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Nathan may do so to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4, the B.C. Cancer Foundation, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 5L3, or to a charity of personal choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 4333. Condolences may be offered at www.pleasantvalleyfh.com.