Mr. Arthur Gauer passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at the age of 82 years. There will be no formal funeral service by Arthur’s own request. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 360 – 1385 8th Avenue West, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V9, in memory of Arthur.
Arthur was born on August 6, 1932, in Ohldorf, East Prussia, and had been a resident of Revelstoke for 31 years. He will be fondly remembered as the owner and operator of the Alphaus Restaurant in Revelstoke for 21 years. Arthur loved to run this restaurant with his family. He also enjoyed baking and travelling. Arthur’s favourite times were spent with all of his family.
Arthur is survived by his wife Elvira of Revelstoke; four children: Arthur Gauer of Atlanta, Joanne Rusak (Adrian Schlaefli) of Revelstoke, Bernd Gauer of Revelstoke and Christopher (Julia) Gauer of Revelstoke; four grandchildren: Michael, Lukas, Jayden and Bria; two sisters: Elsbeth Rogaczewski of New Jersey and Lotti Hoffmann of New York, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Arthur’s family by viewing his obituary at: www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.
Arthur’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Queen Victoria Hospital for their excellent care. A special thank you to Dr. Molder for his compassion and care of Arthur.