MINCHAU, Ronald Hermann

1942 – 2015

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Ron.

Ronald Hermann Minchau passed away peacefully on October 20th, 2015 at Hope BC at age 73.

Ron is survived by his wife Valerie, his children Shawna, Peter and Colleen, James and Amanda, Kathleen and Todd and Matthew, and his grandchildren Stephen, Keith, Geran, Nashville, Dante, Dodge, Paige and Angel. He leaves behind his brother Rick; sisters, Doris and Doreen and many nephews and nieces.

Ron was born on May 31st, 1942 in Edmonton, Alberta. He worked on a farm and received his class one, and worked for Safeway for over 30 years. Married Rita Smith and had 3 children. Ron later remarried Valerie McAleney and had 2 more step children. Ron raised his children in Delta, and had a farm in Glen Valley. Ron loved family more than anything. He worked hard his entire life and shared his knowledge of farming. He loved to cook and shared his love of cooking with his children. He and his wife owned and ran their own restaurant together in Greenwood, later to retire in Hope. Ron was a smart man who loved to laugh and spend time with his family.

A Celebration of Ron’s life will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Eagle’s Hall, 386 Fort Street, Hope BC, beginning at 2:00 pm. Friends are invited to come share your memories of this wonderful man.

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