1935 - 2018
CHRISTIAN (CHRIS) HOLZWARTH, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord, at Park Meadows Good Samaritan's in Lethbridge, Alberta on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the age of 82.
Born on November 20, 1935, at Wischenovka, Romania. At a young age, Chris and his family, having gone through the turmoil of WW2, wound up in East Germany and later fled to West Germany. In 1955 the family immigrated to Raymond, Alberta to work in the sugar beets. Chris found work in road construction as a heavy equipment operator.
Chris is survived by his four sons, Robert (Gwen) of Okotoks, Alberta, Roger (Rose) of Barrie, Ontario, Gordon (Gina) of Mississauga, Ontario, Troy (Faye) of Garden River, Ontario, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister Wilma (Tony) Baumstark, brother Fred (Darlene) Holzwarth, sister Hilda (John) Weing, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Chris was an avid curler, loved sports and was passionate about politics. He was on the Cardston PC Constituency Executive.
The family would like to thank the staff at Garden Vista Good Samaritan's and Park Meadows Good Samaritan's for their kind and compassionate care, especially the staff in Cottage #5.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta on Friday, March 16, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Jeremy Richert officiating.
There will be a Private Family Interment at the Magrath Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations in Christian's memory can be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Box 571, Magrath, Alberta, T0K 1J0 or Park Meadows Good Samaritan Society, 1511- 15 Avenue North, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1H 1W2....