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Born: Sep 24, 1955

Date of Passing: Jul 21, 2019

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September 24, 1955 - July 21, 2019

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend Gordon Valen on July 21, 2019 at the St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 63 years.
Gordon leaves to mourn, his beloved wife of 43 years, Edna, his daughters, Lisa and Tammy, his grandson Anthony, honorary adopted daughters, Shannon Scott and Lacey Clarkson, his sister Gloria Anderson (Adam) and brothers, Brian (Yvonne) and Murray (Norma) as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.
Gordon is predeceased by his parents, Myrtle and Peter Valen, and brother Doug Valen.
Gordon was born September 24, 1955 in Stonewall, Manitoba. He later moved to Teulon, Manitoba where he settled to raise his family. Gordon worked in the transport industry since he was 18 years old up until his passing. In the span of his career he met many people in his travels and formed lifelong friendships from coast to coast.
The Family wishes to thank St. Boniface MICU Hospital staff, Seven Oaks Dialysis unit, and Gordon's physicians and specialists who provided excellent quality care to Gordon. In addition, the Family wishes to thank everyone who attended the hospital to be with the family during this time. A special thank you to friends past and present from his favourite place the Sun Valley Restaurant.
Prayers and a Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Teulon Rockwood Centennial Hall beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The funeral service will be held on July 25, 2019 at Teulon Rockwood Centennial Hall beginning at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Windsor cemetery with lunch provided at Teulon Rockwood Centennial Hall afterward.

MacKenzie Funeral Home

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 23, 2019

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  • Our sincere condolences to the Valen family on the passing of Gord - Posted by: Larry/Georgina Nelson (Friend) on: Jul 24, 2019

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