Frank Rudolph Wieler
July 16, 1926 – December 29, 2014
Frank passed on Monday, December 29, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Rose; children, Douglas, Laura, and Frank Conrad. Frank was predeceased by son, David in l988.
Dad was devoted to his family and many friends. A graduate of the Faculty of Commerce at University of Saskatchewan, he had a career as an Accountant and Management Consultant. He concurrently became a Major in the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, (Reserve), and devoted much time to charity organizations: the 78th Fraser Highlanders, (Major), the Order of Lazarus, (Knight of Honour, Senate), and the Hospitaler Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Knights, (Knight of Honour).
Dad loved music, played trumpet and piano, and led many bands and performance groups, such as the Island Troubadours, keeping alive tunes of the war years. He was also a singer and dancer, active in musical theatre productions, an avid reader, thoroughly well informed, and a person of high intellect. His family will remember him for his integrity, tenacity, compassion, and kindness. His motto was “Never give up.”
You were an outstanding human being, Dad.
We will always keep you alive in our hearts.
A Memorial Service/Wake will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, January 10th at the Qualicum Beach Legion, 180 Veterans Way in Qualicum Beach.
In lieu of flowers, please consider honouring Frank’s memory by making a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society BC &Yukon Division,
Attention: Donor Services, 565 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4J4.
To send a condolence to the family please visit
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM
(250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.