Harry J. Wit of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the age of 80 years.
Harry was born in Den Haag, Netherlands on December 29, 1933. Settling in Rimbey, he was a dedicated business owner for many years, and an active and proud Rimbey resident for over 40 years. Harry loved the community and was actively involved in parks and recreation for 30 years, and enjoyed fulfilling 25 years on the school board. He also served two terms of office with the Rimbey town council, in addition to being a life member of the Kinsmen Club.
“Harry was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His memory will forever be cherished in the hearts of his
family and friends.”
Harry will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 55 years, Annie; three sons, Ron Wit of Calgary; Robert (Maureen) Wit also of Calgary; and Marco Wit (Stacey Geiseger) of Red Deer; and two daughters, Anita (Tim) McDougall of St. Albert; and Linda Wit (Doug Graham) of Red Deer. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by six cherished grandchildren and one great grandchild; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends. Harry was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.
With respect for Harry’s wishes, no formal funeral service will be held. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Harry’s Memory may be made directly to STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary Alberta T2E 8M7; or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, #202, 5913 – 50 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 4C4. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by email to: email@example.com
Cremation Arrangements for the Late Harry J. Wit
entrusted to the care of
OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS
Rimbey, AB. 1-403-843-4445