In Memory Of
Hans Jürgen Schmitz Sr. 1929-2011
Landscape Architect, Founder of Artistic Landscape Designs LTD. 1955, President 1955-2005, passed away peacefully at home in the early morning of November 17th, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer, aged 82 years.
Born on Semptember 3, 1929 in Sonnenberg, Wiesbaden, Germany, Hans-Jurgen immigrated to Canada in December 1952. Married 57 years to his beloved wife Edeltraut Schmitz, father to Eva (Jim), Edel, Hans J Jr. (Marry-Anne), Eckhart (Louise) & honorary son Mossy (Yassaman).
Grandfather of (Eva) Dieter, Kristoff, Oliver, (Edel) Byron, Derek, Kyle, Kurtis, (Hans J) Elise, Engelina, Caroline, (Eckhart) Erika, Kristian and great grandfather of Hannalore, Zachary and Peyton.
Survived by brothers and sisters and their families in Germany, Canada, South Africa and the united States.
He will be missed by all our dedicated staff (80 ppl), who are truly our extended family.
Thank you to all the doctors, nurses and caregivers for their kind and compassionate care from the Ottawa Hospital, Windsor Park Manor and home-care providers. Mr. Schmitz will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.
We invite you to send your condolenses to Mr.Schmitz's online tribute website http://cole.permavita.com/siteContent/memorial.html?personId=202392&source=memlist