Horst passed away at the Foothills hospital on November 10, 2004 after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Moers, Germany and came to Canada in 1960 with his wife Inge. Together they started a family, built a successful business and built a cabin from the ground up at Shuswap Lake. It was at the cabin that he was the happiest. He is survived by his loving wife Inge; his daughter and son-in-law Carmen and Tom Dechert; his son and daughter-in-law Brian and Joanne Romih; his grandchildren Naomi Dechert, Nicole Dechert, Darren Romih and Megan Romih. His family in Germany which included two brothers Helmut (Helga) Romih, Egon (Irene) Romih; sister-in-law Irmgard Vollmann (Georg); sister-in-law Ingrid Kannchen; aunt Emmy Menzel; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, November 15, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Horst’s name directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 944 – 2433 or to the Diabetes Association (Foothills), G124, 2204 – 2nd Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2S 3C2 Telephone: (403) 283-1500.
In living memory of Horst Romih, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences