Pastor Ulrich (Ole) Unruh peacefully passed to his rest early Friday morning, August 23, 2019 after three years of dealing with cancer.
Ulrich was born in October of 1947 and married Ulrike (Wittemann) in 1972. He graduated from CUC (now Burman University) in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in theology, and from Andrews University with a MDiv. degree in 1976. Ulrich served as a pastor in the Seventh-Day Adventist church for over 40 years, ministering in various communities in B.C., Ontario and most recently in the Vegreville/Beauvallon area in Alberta. Ulrich was predeceased by his parents Julius and Charlotte Unruh, and brothers William and Ginter Unruh.
Mourning his passing is his wife, Ulrike, his son Stephen Unruh, and daughter Carmen Rivers, brothers Dietrich (Shirley) and Erich (Wendy) Unruh and sister Hilda (Arnold) Porter, son in law, Eric Rivers, and grandchildren Benjamin and Isabella Rivers.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. a the Beauvallon Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Ken Wiebe officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to ADRA c/o 20 Robert St. W, Newcastle, ON.,L1B 1C6.
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