Alan Ewald Soltendieck

1939 – 2012

On November 11, 2012, with his wife at his side, Alan passed peacefully away. Born in West Germany, Alan immigrated to Canada as a youth and began his apprentice in Diesel Mechanics. During his time in Quebec, he met his wife, Christina Poesze, a teacher in Malartic, there they married and had a daughter. The family ventured out West to Brooks Alberta where Alan started his own business. Later again, they moved to Parksville where they ran a successful Diesel Repair shop AAl-Mor Diesel as well as maintaining the engines on the Lasquiti ferry. Alan is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Christina, daughter Leah, and granddaughters Gabrielle and Kassidy of Vancouver. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Parksville Community Conference Centre, 1-5PM, Sunday, December 16, 2012.

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