September 13, 1934 - April 1, 2012 With great sadness and sorrow the family of Simon Kurtenacker announces his peaceful passing on Sunday April 1, 2012. He is survived and dearly loved by his wife of 46 years Jacqueline, daughter Tracey (David) Sylte, son Richard (Michelle) and a proud and loving grandfather to Devin, Kayla, Bryce and Aidan. He also leaves behind his siblings and many nieces and nephews. Simon was born in Humboldt, Saskatchewan and was a long time resident of the Tynehead area of Surrey, B.C. His years were dedicated to his family and he spent his career as a professional driver in B.C. for more than 50 years. Simon was involved with many charitable works in his beloved community, his generosity, kindness and humor will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The family wishes to acknowledge and thank all the doctors and nurses in the Cardiac Unit at Royal Columbian Hospital. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Matthew's Parish 16079 - 88th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V4N 1G3 on Friday April 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Matthew's Parish Building Fund or Royal Columbian Hospital Cardiac Unit.