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Eric George Voltz

January 26, 1930 - November 19, 2021


Eric George Voltz passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC at the age of 91 years.  Eric was born In Busum, Germany  on January 26, 1930 to Erich and Caroline Voltz.  Eric was a painter and decorator for most of his working life.

Eric moved to Canada at the age of 27 and met the love of his life, Olga.  They married shortly afterwards.  He became an instant father to Olga’s children.  He was a wonderful stepfather and eventual loving grandfather to his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.  Eric loved to dance, travel, go fishing and be with his family.  He will be greatly missed by all of us.

Eric leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Olga and his stepchildren Rick (Linda) Piovesan and Patricia (David) Clarricoates as well as seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Eric was predeceased by his parents; Erich and Caroline Voltz of Germany, Sister Rosemary Voltz of Germany and brothers Gunther Voltz of Lumby, BC and Hubert Voltz of Germany.  He is also predeceased by his children Donna (Leo) Bozzer and grandchild Cherie Ballard and Greatgrandchildren Michael Pieters and Lorelei Clarricoates.

There will be no funeral service at this time but please indulge in a shot of Schnapps in Eric’s memory and in lieu of flowers.  Condolences may be left for the family at



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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Marjorie Laisnez

Pat and family, I’m sorry to read this. You always spoke so highly of him: he must have been a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

Relation: I was one of his tenants some time ago -

My thoughts are with you at this time Olga – my sincerest condolences to you and the family there. May the memories you hold be of great comfort to you.

From: Pearl Singer
Relation: Uncle

Uncle Eric was a great guy, he loved his family so much and we have so many wonderful memories of him. Our deepest condolences to Auntie Olga, Patsy, Rick and all the family . Our hearts and prayers are with you. Love you

From: Lauretta (Pagurut) Dick
Relation: Olgas first husband was my uncles brother

Olga, my deepest condolences to you and your family. I enjoyed the visits when you came to Cranbrook to visit uncle Amerigo and Aunt Theresa and we would come to visit as well. I remember always thinking Eric was so tall .. guess I was pretty little. Hugs to all of you.

Relation: a family friend...

Dear Olga and family. We were sorry to read that your dear Eric has passed away. Although rare… we enjoyed our occasional times with you . Extended Family always spoke so highly of Eric. Our heartfelt caring thoughts and condolences are with all. Joe & Dianne

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