EHLERS, Werner J. - Passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Seven Oaks Nursing Home, Toronto. Survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Anny, sons Jens (Helen) and Ralph (Susan). Proud Opa of Natalie, Kirsten, Jessica and Jocelyn. Also Opa to Sheila, John, Sean and Anna Corrigan. Born in Krumwehl, Germany in 1932, Werner was an Officer in the Merchant Marines before immigrating to Canada where he met Anny, married and settled down into a new career as a Real Estate Agent. A strong and caring man, Werner was a man of integrity who took great pride in his work to ensure he found the "right" home for those who entrusted him. He will be missed by many. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. at THE SIMPLE ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL CENTRE, 1057 Brock Rd., Pickering (905-686-5589). Funeral service in the Chapel on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior and reception to follow. Private cremation. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region - Lewy Body Research would be appreciated. For further details and online condolences, please visit www.etouch.ca
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Published in the Toronto Star on Apr. 6, 2013