Bruno Drachenberg

July 16, 2018 10 Condolences Print Obituary

Born in Elow, Poland, on December 20, 1937, Bruno Drachenberg passed away on July 12, 2018.

Bruno is survived by Margaret, his wife of 52 years, son Cory (Kerra), granddaughters Rebecca, Rachael and Kate, sister Irma Wolfram and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family immigrated and settled in to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1954. Bruno attended school there and enjoyed playing soccer. He worked several different jobs before starting at Ziedler Forest Industries in 1960. He advanced through the departments to become Vice President of Operations until his retirement in 1997. Bruno married his wife Margaret (Miller) in 1965. He loved shiny cars and travelling.

Bruno is predeceased by his parents Albert and Johanna, a nephew Curtis and grand-nephew Andrew Borgeld.

Funeral Service
Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 11:00 am
Evangelical Fellowship Church
10511 79 Avenue, Edmonton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Edmonton, 10531 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, or to Liberty Corner Missions, in Bruno’s name.

  1. Dear Tante Margaret, Cory, Kerra and family,
    My heartfelt sympathy for your loss.
    Onkel Bruno is rejoicing in heaven’s glory and forever in the arms of Jesus. He is enjoying a family reunion like no other.
    Love,
    Karen, Rick and Nathan Doring

  2. My heartfelt sympathy to the family. May God continue to be your source of comfort. How well I remember his parents at Shepherd’s Care Foundation! Strength and hope in the valley of grief.

  3. I fondly remember meeting at EFC very early in the morning to pray with Bruno– and the shiny cars he used to get there! I remember his warm personality and his near constant encouragement of me as a young pastor. I know there will be plenty of tears as you mourn and I pray that there will be plenty of smiles and laughter as you remember him as well.

  4. Bruno was a source of Christian inspiration for us. We will remember him fondly as a humble man of unshakeable faith who loved life, his family and his fellow man and who shared his love of God with everyone he meet. We will miss our chats with Bruno after Sunday services. Our sincere condolences to Margaret and family.

  5. So sorry to hear about Bruno. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time

  6. SOrry to hear this news. My deepest condolences Drachenberg family. Kerra, please call me if you need to talk at all. 250-800-0275.

  7. Margaret, Kerra and Cory and family. Your loss is great, his pain has gone, he’s with his Lord and your memories will carry on. May your faith carry you through with my sincere sympathy!

  8. Cory, Kerra, Rebecca, Rachael and Kate,
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of a dear father and grandfather. We pray that you will experience God’s comfort and strength and grace at this sad time. We remember God’s promises
    of life eternal for us all.
    In his love,
    Harry and Ria Cook
    Covenant family

  9. Margaret, Corrie, Kerra and Family Our heart felt condolences. May God give you all comfort, knowing that Bruno is in a much better place. His suffering is done and God’s kingdom has become a little brighter.

  10. So many memories from our trip to the Redwoods to our boat rides, he was such a great friend to my father and I treasure that! Thinking of you all Tante Margaret, Cory and family…may your memories bring you comfort!

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