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Born: Nov 30, 1942

Date of Passing: May 11, 2023

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On May 11, 2023, Garry Haakon Anderson ended his fight with Cancer.

Born November 30, 1942, in Eriksdale, Manitoba to Gladys and Alf Anderson.

Garry was a Red Seal Mechanic and made a career in public transportation with the City of Winnipeg and Province of Manitoba. Garry retired in 1997 and travelled North America, with his wife Grace, in their 5th wheel camper, eventually settling back down in Mulvihill, Manitoba.

Garry is predeceased by his parents.

Survived by wife Grace; sons, Randy (Lise) and Jason (Gen); six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister Joan Reshaur and brother Arnold Anderson. No events are being planned.

MacKenzie Funeral Home



As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 13, 2023

Condolences & Memories (8 entries)

  • Our condolences to Grace and family. So sad to hear of Garry's passing. He was a truly nice person who will be missed by all who knew him. - Posted by: Louise Chetyrbok (friend) on: May 15, 2023

  • Garry was a great guy. Very knowledgeable and did lots for the communities he lived in. He loved live and always had a good time wherever he went. Whether it was quadding in the mud or riding his sled in the snow. When we were done that for the day always ended with a few cocktails. He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him especially his family. Who he loved unconditionally. Rest in Peace. The Sigurdson family - Posted by: Marilyn (Friend) on: May 14, 2023

  • Gary was a member of management and I was involved with the union. We never had confrontations. We could always work together. He even made me laugh. R.I.P. Garry. - Posted by: Keith Scott (Co-worker) on: May 13, 2023

  • Our condolences to Grace, Randy, Jason and families. Take care and warm thoughts. - Posted by: Garry&Shelley Jundt (Acquaintance ) on: May 13, 2023

  • Rest in peace great friend. We will always cherish the memories. - Posted by: Norman and Kathy (Friends) on: May 13, 2023

  • Very sorry to hear about Garry. He was a pleasure to work with. A true gentleman. He remained down to earth even as his career advanced. - Posted by: jim hunter (co worker) on: May 13, 2023

  • I am very sorry for your loss.. Garry was my boss at Transit... He was a true gentleman..he did everything to the highest standards.. He was innovative,and battled old school thinking to make Winnipeg Transit a better, safer workplace.. I am very saddened to hear of his passing.. - Posted by: Danny Smith (Coworker ) on: May 13, 2023

  • We have known Gary and Grace over the years but going our own way’s lost contact until the last few years living in the same complex at Stonewall Lions manor. We give our condolences to Grace and her family. - Posted by: Ralph and Shirley Sinclair (Freind) on: May 13, 2023

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