Peacefully passed away at St. Peter's Hospital, June 9, 2011 at the age of 59. Beloved son of Roberts and Regina. Dearly loved brother of Eriks and his wife Robin, uncle to Tommy and Joey. He will be missed by his aunt and uncle, Astra and Leons, cousins Anita (Gord) and Peter and his children Kazimir and Veronica. Imants was hugely respected for his knowledge of music and his contribution to the local music community.
The family would like to express their thanks to Imants' many friends who offered love and support and lifted his spirits immeasurably during his illness. Sincere gratitude to the doctors and nurses at the Juravinski Cancer Centre and St. Peter's Hospital. Visitation at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. Private family service to be held at a later date. Donations to The Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Every year some of Imants' friends in the Hamilton music community are gather to present an evening of rock'n'roll music in his memory while raising funds for local charities. The following posters are from the 2018 and 2019 tributes.
He joined the Burlington Old Timers in 2000 and played until 2009.