Mr. Heinz Eickhoff of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Henny Eickhoff, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at the age of 82 years.
Heinz was born in Germany on November 22, 1936. He met Henny the love of his life at a dance in 1958. On August 2, 1956 he immigrated to Canada. Henny immigrated to Canada not long after and arrived on January 5, 1960. On December 17, 1960 they were married. Heinz and Henny had 2 daughters, Monika and Linda (Brent). Heinz worked as a Bricklayer. In his free time Heinz loved to be outside, camping, fishing, golfing, and traveling the world. Family was always the most important to Heinz. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and took every opportunity to spoil them and share his stories and knowledge. Everyone who knew Heinz knew that if he was your friend, you had a friend to the end. He will be deeply missed.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Plotnick and Dr. Burke as well as the nurses on unit 4C at the Chinook Regional Hospital.
Besides his loving wife Henny Eickhoff, Heinz is survived by his 2 daughters Monika and Linda (Brent); 5 grandchildren Tamara (Ty), Ryan (Kandace), Shawn, Meghann (Brandon), Kassy (Brandon); 8 great grandchildren, Mychalla (Braden), Daytona (Zach), Skylar (Samarah), Kiara (David), Joss, Reece, Jayden, and Taya, and 1 brother Werner (Elke).
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 416, 12 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Oliver Ravelojaona, officiating,
Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish may make memorial donations in Heinz’s name to a charity of your choice.