Henry David Rempel (Hank)
May 28th, 1935 –
August 9, 2012
Passed away peacefully in the company of those he loved at Cowichan District Hospital. Predeceased by his parents, Henry and Katherina Rempel; and stepson Daniel Penner. Hank is survived by his loving wife Irene; children Dan (Helen), Dale, Brenda, Cindy, 19 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Hank leaves behind his brothers George, Peter and Don.
Hank was a Journeyman Carpenter, he was a shipwright, also taught boat building and marine safety, log salvage, demolition. Hank was a business owner and a wonderful writer.
A life of music, a love of the ocean, Hank was a first-class gypsy following his dreams.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 25 at 1pm – 5pm at Bradley Centre, 975 Shearme Road, Parksville BC. In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.