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Alex Zimich

September 23, 1996 - May 26, 2022


We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our son and brother Alex Zimich. Alex passed away after a tragic boating accident on Kootenay Lake on Thursday, May 26, 2022. His dad was by his side. Our lives will never be the same.


Funeral Details:

  • Funeral Mass at Cathedral of Mary Immaculate, 813 Ward Street, Nelson, BC, on June 18, 2022, at 1:30 pm.
  • Reception at Mike’s Place Pub in the Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC, on June 18, 2022, at 3:00 pm.

We welcome everyone who would like to join us in celebrating Alex’s life.


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From: Thompson Funeral Services Ltd.

Thompson Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Eric & Kathy Miller
Relation: Know and worked with Rob in the fire service.

Sending sincere condolences to the Zimich family on the sudden passing of Alex. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Savour the memories of all the good times.

From: Alexandra Hadfield
Relation: I work at the RDCK, where Alex's father was recently employed.

Dear Rob & family, my deepest sympathies for your loss. I hope this message finds you surrounded with love and strength.

From: Sharon Seward

Dear Luisa and family. You have my deepest condolences at this heartbreaking news. My thought and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. I pray God is with you and brings you peace.

From: Shauna
Relation: Previous neighbours at Mountain Shores

Dear Rob, Luisa and Jacob. We are so sad to hear of Alex’s passing. We can’t even imagine what you are going through. Our hearts are with you during this devastating time. Shauna, Ryan and Alyssa

From: Cindy Kuran-White
Relation: Son of a colleague

Luisa, Rob and family. So very sorry to hear of the tragic loss of Alex. Sending my deepest condolences.

From: Dignan family
Relation: friend

Dear Zimich family, we send our love and most heartfelt prayers. Alex was a beacon of light to those who were lucky enough to know him. He was a sweet and considerate young man. Alex’s positive energy and bright smile will forever continue to shine in the hearts of the so many, whose lives he has touched. God Bless

From: Bruce Gelhorn

Rob and Luisa,
There are no words to describe the loss and sorrow you must be going through. I cannot imagine the pain of losing Alex. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you navigate this difficult time. I will not be able to attend the service for Alex on Saturday, but please know I am thinking of you.
Take Care,
Bruce Gelhorn

From: Whitehorse Fire Local 2217
Relation: Past friends and co-workers of Rob

It is with a heavy heart that all of your family at Whitehorse Fire Local 2217 send condolences to you and your family. Words can not really express the pain that is felt by all who knew Alex. He shall be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Rest in Peace Alex, we will always remember how proud Rob and Luisa were to introduce you to all their Yukon friends.

From: Darby McAsey
Relation: Friend of his parents

Rob, Luisa, and family, I am so very sorry for the heartbreaking loss of your dear Alex. Sending you so much love and praying for your peace and comfort.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
June 18, 2022
Beginning at 1:30pm

Cathedral of Mary Immaculate
813 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada

The service will be followed by a reception at Mike’s Place Pub at the Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon Street, Nelson, at 3:00 pm.

813 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada

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