WILLMS, Hans (John) – Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in his 72nd year. Devoted husband and soulmate of Marion. Loving father to his sons Hans Willms (Maria), Robert Willms and Jason Willms (Megan). Proud grandfather of Alexis, Emrie, Austin and Chelsea.
Survived by his brother Rudy Willms. Lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law Derek Randall (Jean) and sisters-in-law Ann Craig (David) and Margaret Randall (Gary). Beloved uncle of Alyson, Suzanne, John, Sarah, Rachel, James, Stefanie and Jordan as well as all of his extended family. Hans immigrated to Canada from Bremen, Germany in 1952 with his parents Wilhelm and Anne Marie Willms (nee Hubental) and brother Rudy. He travelled extensively as a young man in the Canadian Air Force. He loved cooking, cabinet work and cycling. A tribute to Hans’ life will be held for family and friends on Sunday, February 16, 2014, 1:00 PM at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 55, 576 Brant Street, Woodstock. If so desired, donations in Hans’ memory can be made to the London Health Sciences
Centre and will be directed to Myeloma Research through the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com