Alfred Rathgeber

Alfred Rathgeber passed away peacefully at Bashaw, AB, on March 6, 2017. Born in 1928, most of his working life was spent as a head sawyer at Wynndel Box and Lumber where he retired after 33 years’ service. Alf was deeply committed to his family and made an eternal impact on them through his faith, courage, humility, and endurance. He is survived by his loving wife Ruth, daughters Lois (Allen Derksen) and Karen, 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, sister Mary, and extended family. Alf was predeceased by his granddaughter Lauren in 1990, his daughter Heather (Arthur Peterson) in 2013, and his son-in-law Cyril Mitra (Karen) in 2015. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Century Meadows Baptist Church in Camrose, AB. Memorial donations may be made to the Wynndel Community Church, Wynndel, BC.


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