Longtime resident of Castlegar, born in Kaaden, Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1957 where he settled in Nelson and married Antje Pol in 1959.
Horst Josef worked at Kootaney forest products in Nelson until he found new work at the Castlegar mill until his retirement in 1995.
Horst Josef Falkmann also known to his fellow employees as (kokomo Joe) is survived by 5 children; 3 sons and 2 daughters, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
With deepest sorrow our father will be forever missed but never forgotten.
Castlegar Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.