Rainer Machtans


MACHTANS, Rainer Rolf

On August 12, 2011, Rainer Machtans of Edmonton passed away at the age of 67.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Helga; children: Caroline (Jeremy) Elliott, Michael (Tamara) Machtans; grandchildren: Jacob and Mackenzie Elliott, Sydney and Aaron George; mother Ursula Voss, and brother Dirk (Susan) Machtans and family. Rainer was predeceased by his father Charles in 1969.

A Celebration of Rainers life will be held on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Point Church of God, 720 – 62 Street S.W., Edmonton, AB.

Our loving Husband, Dad and Opa will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.


Rainer and his brother Dirk both started work at CFRN-TV in the 1960s, initially in Master Control.  Rainer moved to VTR Operator while Dirk is currently approaching retirement as a Camera Control Operator.

filed 2011

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