Erich Henze passed away peacefully at Fairview Lodge in Whitby, Ont. on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, with Harald and Mary-Anne Henze holding his hands, at the age of 94.
Erich was born on Dec. 9, 1924 to Paula and Herman Henze. His dad died when he was seven so Erich was raised by his mother in Huckeswagen, Germany. He was in World War II and on his return, he met the love of his life, Marianne. They married on Nov. 6, 1948.
They emigrated to Thunder Bay, Ont. in 1956. Then they moved to Atikokan, Ont. in 1959 and lived there for many, happy years until Marianne died in 2017.