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It is with great sadness that the family of Horst announce his peaceful passing on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the age of 88 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Elfrieda and Willi; his loving wife Ursula; and numerous family members in Germany.

Horst will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Eleonore Caron; son Herb Rohde; grandchildren, Michelle Caron, Jamie Caron, Sabrina Caron and Joshua Rohde; Joshua’s mom, Michelle Rohde; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Marshall; great-great grandchildren Natalia and Henry; sisters-in-law in Germany, Inge and Angelica; niece in Germany, Diana; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family members in Germany and dear friends.

Horst was born in Berlin Germany. He married the love of his life Ursula Szymanski on August 31, 1956. They immigrated to Canada in September 1957 and over the course of their life together, they called Regina, Dilke and for the past 13 years, Moose Jaw home. Horst had many interests and hobbies, but his true joy in life was when he was sitting around the kitchen table surrounded by his family. He will be missed dearly and forever loved.  

A Celebration of Horst’s life will be held on Friday, October 20, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home with Michelle Rohde officiating. Interment will follow in the Moose Jaw Funeral Home Columbarium. For friends and family who are unable to attend you are invited to view to service virtually by going to Flowers are gratefully declined.  Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Michelle Ellis, Funeral Director 306-693-4550

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