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Born: Nov 06, 1955

Date of Passing: Jan 12, 2020

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A celebration of Gord's life was held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at ANAVETS #283 - 3584 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

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Publish Date: Jan 18, 2020


After a courageous battle with lung cancer, it is with deep regret we announce the passing of our dear spouse, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, brother-in-law, nephew and friend, Gord, at age 64, on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Gord passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family and friends at home as he wished. He was born on November 6, 1955, in Charlottetown, PEI.
Survived by loving partner, Germaine Kruse; daughters, Cindy (Robin), Wendy (Brad); son Richard and daughter Chelsey (Ramiel); stepchildren, Bonnie-Lee (Kevin), A.J. (Maybelle) and Jesse. Gord was grandfather of Hope, K.J., Rylen, Mary, Emmerson, Michael, Sara, Leah, Nathan, Chantal, Bella, Vince and Jensen; brother of Kathy (George), Hayden (Donna) and Robert (Kathy); uncle of many nieces and nephews and special friend to R.G. and Deb Hemlow. He was predeceased by parents, Lloyd and Mary Kent.
Gord was gifted in carpentry and renovation work, which he helped many of his friends with. He will be missed by his colleagues at Supremex where he was employed for 10 years. He was very active in ANAVETS Unit 283 where he held many chairs on the Executive Council. Gord received his life membership in January 2015 and the Order of Service Award in October 2019. He also served on Provincial Command, holding many chairs and elected as Provincial President in 2017 until November 13, 2019, stepping down due to his declining health. He was a member of Canadian Military Veterans Support Group and very passionate and committed to working for our veterans. Gord was an avid golfer, curler, bowler, snooker and dart player.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at ANAVETS #283-3584 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg. Cremation has taken place and private interment will be held at a later date in Glen Eden Memorial Gardens.
Special thanks to CancerCare Manitoba and WRHA Palliative Care Program.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to in Gord's memory.

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Publish Date: Jan 15, 2020

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 15, 2020, Jan 18, 2020

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Gord will be truly missed by all that were lucky enough to call him a friend. My deepest condolences to all of his family and friends, he loved you all so much. He gave so much time and effort to ANAVETS, we were truly blessed to have him care so much about our Veterans and their families, the mission was in his heart and soul. I will miss you my friend, until we meet again. - Posted by: Deanna Fimrite (Friend) on: Jan 17, 2020

  • Sorry to hear about your brother Hayden. I sure will miss him. He did a lot of work for the club. - Posted by: gordon palka (friend) on: Jan 15, 2020

  • So sorry to hear of Gordie’s untimely passing. I knew Gord through Supremex and will always remember him as a man who lived life on his own terms. He will be sorely missed be his family and many friends. My thoughts are with you Hayden and all of your family. - Posted by: Garry Eekhoudt (Co-worker) on: Jan 15, 2020

  • Gord had a heart and you seen it in his smile. He will be missed. He left a piece of him in the Unit 283. God speed HE is waiting for his new soldier . - Posted by: Donna Hartie (Friend ) on: Jan 15, 2020

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