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Heinz Ludwig Schmidt

May 17, 1938 - January 6, 2014


With great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Heinz in Nelson B.C. Heinz is survived by his partner, Marlen Blen, his son Gary (Linda) Schmidt, and his daughter Bettina (David) Chaluck, and grandchildren, Benjamin, Adam, and Erika Schmidt, Nadine, Dacey, and Matthew Chaluck, and one great-grandchild Éva Schmidt, and brother Theodor (Joanne) Schmidt.


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

From: Bettina Schmidt-Chaluck
Relation: father

My condolences to all who are feeling the loss of my father Heinz. You are all welcome at the Celebration of Life Service on Jan. 11 at 1pm at the Legion in Nelson. Everyone is welcome.

From: Lisa Salonen and Jim Lee
Relation: My brother-in-law's father

…thinking of you Gary, Bettina, and your families, at this time. We are so sorry for your loss. So very glad that Jim got to meet Heinz last summer while we were in Nelson. Love you all. Lisa and Jim xo

From: Vaughn and Bob Chandler
Relation: We met at Katt and Nich's wedding.

We are very sorry to learn of Mr. Schmidt’s passing. While nothing can overcome your loss we hope that everyone’s fond memories of him and the time you shared will help to support you at this sad time. We recall him very fondly even though our time together was short. He was a lovely man.

From: Gary and Josie Salonen
Relation: Parents of daughter-in-law Linda

Despite the distance we managed to keep in touch occasionally and of course managed to get in a game or two of cribbage whenever we were in Nelson. Heinz loved his family deeply and was proud of all of them. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

From: Werner & Lorry Mann
Relation: previous employee

Our deepest condolences to all of Heinz’s family. We hope that the memories of happy times will provide some peace and healing at his difficult time. Sincerely, management and staff at A-3 Plumbing and Heating in Nelson.

From: Kathy Speirs
Relation: Long time family friends

Gary, Bettina and families, it is with sadness that we heard of your father’s passing. We remember him as a friend and good man who loved and was so proud of his family. Please know that we are thinking of you at this time, Kathy Speirs and Ingeborg Huth

From: Deb Maximick
Relation: old family friend

Gary, Bettina and families. Sorry to hear about the passing of Heinz. I have some good memories from the past of him and of you 2 also. Please accept my condolences.

From: Linda Zeznik
Relation: friend

I remember Heinz as a fun loving person who was always a gentleman.Sincere sympathy to his family.You must have many good memories of such a nice man.

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