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April 25, 1940 - February 3, 2023
In loving memory ~
Manfred Oskar Holstein of Salmon Arm B.C., born April 25, 1940, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2023, at his home in Silver Creek.
Manfred was born in Oberhausen, North Rheinland, Germany in 1940. He is survived by his wife Heidi, his daughter Petra, his son Horst, his three grandchildren, Kyle, Nicholas and Emily, and his great-grandchild Damion. He was predeceased by his father Karl, his mother Wanda and his brother Karl.
Manfred gained his education in Germany as an industrial mechanic and welder. He then went on to serve in the French Foreign Legion for 5 years. After an honourable discharge, he married his childhood sweetheart and started a family.
In 1968 he came to Canada and worked in the Arctic as a welder and mechanic so his wife and kids could join him. Manfred loved Canada and did his best to take his family to explore the West. He settled in Calgary and had a successful business until 1981. Manfred moved his family to Silver Creek where he spent his years with his wife and family.
A visitation will be held Saturday, February 18, from 10:00 am-1:00 pm at Fischer's Funeral Services, 4060 1 Ave. SW, Salmon Arm. A celebration of life will follow at 2:00 pm, Silver Creek Hall, 3048 Hornsberger Road, Salmon Arm.
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Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, February 18, 2023
10:00 AM
Fischer's Funeral Services, 4060 1 Ave. SW, Salmon Arm

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