October 1, 1933 – September 14, 2012
Rudi Harbich passed away on Friday, September 14, 2012 at the age of 78 years, after a short battle with cancer.
Rudi immigrated to Canada in 1954 and took up residence in Calgary in 1955. He married Hella in 1958. Rudi was involved in the home-building industry, together with his brother Manfred and son Frank. Upon his retirement, he had good health, enjoyed travelling with his partner Ilse and was actively involved in the German-Canadian Club of Calgary where he was president for several years.
Rudi is survived by his son Frank; grandchildren, Katarina and Michael; his partner Ilse Zacharias and her daughter Gisela; two brothers, Manfred (Anne) and Franz (Phil); and his extended family in Canada and Germany. He was predeceased by his wife Hella in 1993.
At Rudi’s request, a Private Family Service will be held. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1M9 Telephone: 403-252-0620.
In living memory of Rudi Harbich, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences