Heiki Jaan Oyamaa


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Heiki Jaan Oyamaa

Also Known As: "Ojamaa"
Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Tartu
Death: April 15, 2012 (77)
Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Hendrik (Hindrik) Oyamaa←Ojamaa and Helene Oyamaa←Ojamaa
Husband of Private
Brother of Anne-Liis Lepik and Private

Occupation: mehaanikainsener
Managed by: Private User
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About Heiki Jaan Oyamaa

OYAMAA, Heiki Jan Heiki passed away suddenly in his sleep on Sunday, April 15, 2012. He was born in Tartu, Estonia to Helen and Hendrik Oyamaa on October 4, 1934. In 1948, the family immigrated to Canada to start a new life. Heiki attended Sir James Douglas Elementary and later Gladstone High school. He graduated from UBC as a Mechanical Engineer in 1960 and joined BC Telephone where he met Barbara. They were married in 1969 and have enjoyed 43 years together. In 1974, the Company transferred him to Victoria where he and Barbara enjoyed living for fourteen years. After retiring from BC Telephone in 1992, he joined other Canadians to work in Medan, Indonesia as a communications engineering consultant. He also worked in Beijing, China, Qwest in Kent, WA and lately, Dixon Engineering Corporation. Predeceased by his parents and sister, he will be lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara, nieces Erika Diaz, Kersti Oyamaa, Christine Robertson and Vaike O'Dwyer, nephews Alex Lepik, Paul Sikora and Rob Sikora, brother Peter Oyamaa and wife Janet and brother-in-law, William Lepik and many friends. Over the years, Heiki was active in Estonian community participating in many activities. In 1962, Heiki recorded sermons for the radio program, The Estonian Church At Home and these very recordings are being heard in Estonia today. A Celebration of his Life will be held at the Maple Ridge Baptist Church, 22155 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge, BC, on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 2 p.m. Pastor Andres Rebane officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to B.C. Professional Firefighters Burn Fund. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.GardenHill.ca Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on April 21, 2012



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Heiki Jaan Oyamaa's Timeline

October 4, 1934
April 15, 2012
Age 77
Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
April 28, 2012
Age 77
Briti Columbia Telefoni Companii
- May 1960
Briti Columbia Ülikool