August 18, 1933 – July 2, 2021
In Loving Memory ~ Ras passed away peacefully in the palliative care unit at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital.
He is survived by his wife (Ragna), of almost 66 years, daughter Pia (George), Granddaughters Carina (Nathan) and Brianna, and Great Grandchildren Landon and Jessica. Ras is also survived by brothers Willy (Jenny) (Nanaimo), Frievald (High Prairie), Henning (Grethe), Eric (Herdis) and sister Åse (Denmark), and many nieces, nephews, and their families.
Ras was one of 9 siblings born in Odder, Denmark. He was a mason by trade and immigrated to Nanaimo, Canada in 1967 where he later became a ship repair labourer and retired in 1996.
Once retired he enjoyed traveling, including a road trip across Canada, the Alaska Highway, Reno, as well as traveling to Denmark, Disneyland, and Hawaii along with countless camping trips with his family.
Skøl Morfar! May we always remember that no matter what way you turn “din røv er altid bag dig”.
Should you wish, memorial donations may be made to the Saanich Peninsula Hospitals Palliative Care Unit or the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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