Mr. Walter Christ, resident of Chase BC, passed away in Kamloops BC on Thursday February 6, 2014 at the age of 86 years. He was predeceased by his wife Stephanie and his brother Bruno (Germany). He is survived by his sister Erna (Germany), his son Karl, and his granddaughter Mikayla. Walter was born in Buchelsdorf Germany, on May 22, 1927. He came to Canada in 1951 and settled in Calgary, Alberta with his wife Stephanie. He worked as a contractor (carpenter/bricklayer) in Alberta until 1963. He then moved to Chase, BC where he continued his construction business, building numerous homes and commercial projects in the Chase/ Shuswap area until retiring in 1993. Walter was well known in the community and was a long time member of the Chase Lions Club. He took up wood carving in his retired years and enjoyed meeting up with the members of the local woodcarvers group.
There will be no formal service by request. In lieu of flowers donations in Walter’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada or to the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.
Arrangements entrusted to
Kamloops Funeral Home
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