Herbert Noack passed away peacefully on Thursday June 30, 2022 at his home with his beloved wife Alina by his side at the age of 99. Herbert and Alina spent 15 wonderful years together loving, supporting and taking care of each other.
Herbert was born in Breslau Germany on July 27, 1923. At the age of 17 he was enlisted in the armed services and sent to the East Front as a radio communication and navigation lineman/operator. In 1942, he got captured by the Russian army with other 5,000 service men and spent 7 years in horrible living and working conditions in a Russian POW camp. In 1949, all surviving soldiers were transported to Eastern Germany. After 3 years, Herbert was able to escape to West Germany and later emigrated in 1957 to Canada in order to start a normal and happy life. He worked in different transportation divisions and had owned a hardware store.
Herbert was a kind, caring and hard-working man from age 8 until age 84. He was an extraordinary, unparalleled and exceptional human being may he rest in peace. Upon his passing, cremation took place and his remains are planned to be buried in Montreal, QC.