After a long battle with Dementia, Horst passed away peacefully at Carleton Lodge on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Anne-Marie (nee Wiedmer). Loving father of Ralph (Adelle), Andreas (Wendy), Eric (Cheryl) and Daniel (predeceased). Cherished grandfather of Tara Lee (Matt), Krystal (Will), Kayla (Tim), Andreas Jr. (Amanda), Sasha, Tyler (Brook) and Michael. Great-grandfather of Brooklyn, Phoenix, Elijah, Mason, Jakob, Mila, and Timothy. Brother to Hans Verner Ruhs of Hamburg, Germany. For those who wish, donations to The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County would be appreciated.