Valentin (Val) Rohde passed away at Bastion Place Palliative Care, in Salmon Arm, BC, on April 4, 2015, at 65 years of age following a courageous battle with cancer. Val was born in Bleckede, Germany, on October 28, 1949. When he was 3 months old, he immigrated to Revelstoke, BC with his parents, Leo & Martha Rohde.
Val loved spending time with his loving wife, Kim Elliott. Together they enjoyed fishing, camping and the love of the outdoors. Val was also an avid hunter and enjoyed many trips with his brother Gary and other hunting buddies.
Val was predeceased by his mother, Martha Rohde and is survived by his wife, Kim Elliott, stepdaughter Erica (Trevor) Barney and his grandsons Brandon and Logan Barney. He is also survived by his father Leo Rohde, siblings Rosa (Henry) Grusen, Nelli (Glen) Richardson, Gary (Niki) Rohde, Roland (Lori) Rohde and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are in the care of Fischer’s Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, BC. A private memorial will be held at a later date. The family would like to thank Dr. Skubiak, the Bastion Place staff, the Salmon Arm Oncology Department, as well as the many friends that supported Val on his journey.
Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. Email condolences and share memories of Val through his obituary at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.