91 years, passed away peacefully at Leamington Hospital on Wednesday April 25, 2012  surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of the late Katharina Hotz (2003). Dear father of Katharina Dienesch (the late Michael), Anna Grimme (Helmut), Rosemary Rauch (Paul), Frank Hotz (Hanne), Heidi Hotz Nourse (Philip). Loving grandfather of Linda and Rick Pinchak, Erica and Todd Pollock, Kevin Dienesch, Petra and Daniel Schneider, Natalie and Anthony Chong, Paul and Laura Rauch, Melinda Rauch, Kristina Hotz, Sara Hotz, Blake Nourse and John Nourse. Eight great grandchildren also survive. Dear brother of the late George Hotz (Mary), Katie Pretli, Mary Binder (Michael).  Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Frank was a farmer all his life and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Frank’s life, from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street Leamington on Monday April 30,2012 at 11 a.m. Pastor Thomas Mertz officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Prayers Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Pauls’Lutheran Church or the Leamington Hospital Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribtution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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