Passed away peacefully at Port Perry Hospital in his 85th year after a brief stay. Predeceased by his wife Brigitte in 2019. Retired from General Motors Oshawa. Beloved father of Hans Jr (Janette), Sonya and Robert (Debbie). Cherished Opa of Justin, Cory (Lindsay), Ryan (Kat) and Jessica (Jeff). Great Grandfather to Davis, Finn and Jackson. Hans will be remembered by his relatives in Germany and close friends in Canada and the U.S. As per his wishes no formal funeral service or visitation will be planned. A private family gathering will take place after cremation. The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the caring and compassionate staff of Port Perry Hospital during their dad’s stay. Donations will be gratefully accepted for the Lung Association of Durham Region.