Helmut Untucht, age 85, passed away peacefully at People Care, Tavistock on Thursday May 15, 2014. Helmut was born in Hannover, Germany on May 31, 1928, son of the late Flight Captain Robert Untucht (1938) and Hedwig (Matz) Untucht (1969). He came to Canada in 1951 and married Herbina Jackson in Niagara Falls, Ontario on December 20, 1952. In 1965 Helmut moved to Shakespeare and then to Stratford, where he worked at Dominion Chain (Dura). Beloved husband of 62 years to Herbina (Jackson) Untucht, missed with love by his three children, Robert, Grace and Stephanie, he was their very “special Dad”. Cherished grandfather of Damon and Stephanie Kropf-Untucht. Great grandfather of Felix Kropf-Untucht. Two very special Cousins Dorie Enman and Jan McCaw. Also granddaughter Samantha and great grandchildren Drake and Kennedy Eggering of Troy, Missouri and numerous cousins in Germany and U.S.A. Predeceased by father and mother-in-law Herbert “Sailor” (1976) and Grace Jackson (1984).
Helmut enjoyed and always looked forward to his summers at Haley’s Point in northwestern Ontario. He loved nature, walking trails in the woods or along a beach front. Aviation was his passion and he logged many hours as a pilot. “Fly high my dear one and land soft and safe”
Private family services. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St. Stratford. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the VON Daycare Program through the funeral home. 519-271-7411. www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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