The family of Gerard Gundersen sadly announces the passing of their beloved father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. Gerry passed away peacefully at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital on September 3, 2011 at the age of 75 years.
Gerry was born in Kinnaird, British Columbia and moved to Elko, British Columbia to work for the BC Forest Service. In later years he worked for East Kootenay Power and BC Hydro. Gerry and his family built and operated Caithness Trailer park from 1969 – 1979 and then owned and operated a road maintenance business.
While working for the BC Forest Service Gerry met and married Betty Sandberg and together they had four children.
Gerry leaves to mourn his passing Teri (Larry) Sebolsky, Brett (Jody Baher), Stuart, Kris (Mark) Healy, 4 sisters, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and three brothers.
A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make memorial donations in honour of Gerry may do so to the: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail or East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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