RATHJE, Werner

Passed away at home in Ladysmith, BC on December 11th, 2011. Survived by his loving wife Dorothy of 18 years; daughters, Giselle (Joe), and Kelly; sons, Vernon, Peter (Leanne), and Dan (Mar); grandchildren, Peter (Sandra), Tony (Jacqueline), Neil, Kiel, Jesse, Cody, Bailey, and Megan; great-grandchildren, Rocco, Pina, Marcello, Isabella, and Graydin.

Werner was an ardent reader and a true peoples’ person. He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. His memory will be cherished in the hearts of all those lives he touched.

Celebration of life service was held in the Bethel Tabernacle 1149 – 4th Avenue, Ladysmith, BC on Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 3:00 pm. Reverend Rob Bedard officiating.

Telford’s of Ladysmith


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