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Hans Komm

February 16, 1929 - November 13, 2022


Born February 16, 1929, passed away  November 13, 2022 at the age of 93 years.  He is survived by his son Robert (Jacqueline), granddaughter Anya, grandson Mathew (Katie), and  great granddaughter Zariyah.  Hans was predeceased by his wife Erika in 2008.  He was born in Germany, immigrated to Canada, travelled across Canada,  working at various jobs.  In the 1950’s Hans settled in BC and began a very successful career in the coastal  logging industry, retiring in 1993.  Hans will be fondly remembered by his family, colleagues and many friends, all of whom will agree that he was a man who did it his way.  A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2023 in The Clubhouse at 1450 McCallum Road, Abbotsford.


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From: Robert A. Dares
Relation: We worked together in two logging camps

Met Hans in 1955 in Aero Camp in Q.C.Is and we met again in Juskatla in the 1950’s where we played card games with Erika. Lost contact after 1970.

From: Harvey Hobenshield
Relation: Meet Hans many years ago in Kitimat while we were building road for Euracan.

Margie and Harvey wish to offer our condolence to all of Hans family. Have knowing Hans for many years He was on of our very good friends We will miss his phone calls.May he RIP.

From: Bob Sitter
Relation: Worked together

Robert, I’m sorry to read about your dad’s death. He was a special person in my life.
I met Hans in Terrace around 1967 when we were both employed by Columbia Cellulose (Twin River Timber). He was a logging manager and I was a green young forest engineer.
I am forever grateful for the attention and kind mentoring he gave to me. Hans was a world class mentor!
Hans and I met and crossed paths again in the 1980s and 1990s at Interfor. He became an Area Logging Manager and in these years he reported directly to me. He was a wonderful support to me in his outstanding performance as a mentor for young people at Interfor.
Many many future stars at Interfor were mentored by Hans.
He will be remembered by many people, myself included.

From: Mark & Tillie Manthey
Relation: friend of our parents

Our sincere condolences Robert

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
January 21, 2023
Beginning at 3:00pm

The Clubhouse
1450 McCallum Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

1450 McCallum Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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