Memorial – Rudi Hoevelmann

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Sadly, church member Rudi Hoevelmann passed away yesterday and, on behalf of our church family, we extend our very sincere sympathies to his wife Dale and family. Details are contained in the obituary below.

Rudolf (Rudi) Hoevelmann January 8, 1940 – October 18, 2015

Cancer has finally conquered a strong, kind and generous husband, father, grandfather, friend and employer. Rudi passed away in the presence of his family at Markham Stouffville Hospital. He is greatly missed by his devoted wife of 51 years, Dale (nee Holdsworth), his loving daughter Donna, and cherished granddaughters, Mara and Emily. Predeceased by his sister, Ingrid Balzer, of Germany. He will be remembered affectionately by family and friends in Canada and in Germany. Everyone who knew him loved him for his caring and giving spirit and his sense of humour. Visitation will be held at the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main Street N. (Markham Road), Markham on Friday, October 23 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place at Central United Church, 131 Main Street, Unionville, on Saturday, October 24 at 3 p.m. Reception to follow at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at

Say not in grief, “He is no more” but live in thankfulness that he was.