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Rolf Meindl

MEINDL, Rev. Rolf - age 87, of Middleton NS, passed away peacefully, Thursday December 28, at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Born in Germany, Rolf and his wife Elfriede immigrated to Canada in 1952. They settled in Toronto where he worked as a millwright. He graduated from seminary at Waterloo Lutheran University in 1966 and accepted a call to serve multiple churches in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. His home parish was Trinity Lutheran in New Germany. In his retirement, he continued to guest preach and officiate at ceremonies in his former parishes as well as assisting his wife with her figurine business. He is survived by his wife Elfriede Meindl (nee Voegele), and his children; Susan Meindl (Andrew Waxman), Patricia Meindl, Carol Meindl (John Gyakum) and Rolf (Maria) Meindl Jr., and by his grandchildren, Emily and Lauren Waxman, Tim and James Gyakum, and Douby Meindl. He is also survived by his sister Ingeborg (Murray)McLeod of Toronto, and his brother Hans Meindl still living in Germany. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held in Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Middleton on Thursday January 3, 2013 with Rev. Matthew Sponagle and Rev. Kimberlynn Mueller-McNabb officiating. Donations in memory may be made to Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital or to the Building Fund of Holy Trinity Anglican church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. An online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

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