Kwast, Richard

Richard Kwast

1932 - 2014


KwastRichardOn Tuesday, November 25, 2014, Richard Kwast passed away at his home in Winkler, Manitoba at the age of 82.

Richard was born November 16, 1932 in Lodz, Poland to Eugenia Brandt. His mother married Richard's step father, Rudolf Kwast in 1938. After suffering many hardships Richard immigrated to Canada in 1952 at the age of 19. In 1980 he married Margaret Nikkel. They lived in several Manitoba towns including Rock Lake and Crystal City before moving to Winkler in 2001.

Richard is survived by his wife, Margaret Kwast of Salem Home, his sister, Magdalene Kwast of Spain and three children, Richard, Maureen and Susan from his first marriage.

Memorial service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday December 1, 2o14 at Wiebe Funeral Home in Winkler with interment at Westridge Memorial Gardens prior to the service.

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Salem Foundation Inc.

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements