Wolfgang “Wolfe” Rosenbaum

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Wolfe on April 6th, 2017 in Nelson, BC at the age of 75.

Wolfe (Wolfie on Mondays) was born Wolfgang Rosenbaum on July 1st, 1941 to parents Rudolf and Hedwig (nee Reimers) Rosenbaum (Vormbaum).

Wolfe married the love of his life Carla on June 8th, 1985. Together they welcomed their daughter Danyell on November 30th, 1995.

Wolfe was an accomplished seaman; he graduated from seaman’s school and went on to hold the positions of Able Body Seaman, Quartermaster, Master Minor Waters, Deck Hand and Relief Mate with Kootenay Lake Ferries. His love for nature was not limited, he was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and camping.

Remaining on shore is his loving wife of 31 years, Carla, his precious daughter Danyell (Danny), three sisters and a brother as well as many nieces and nephews, friends and shipmates.

He is predeceased by his parents and sister, Erica (Booth).

May you always have smooth sailings, fair winds and calm seas


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