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In Loving Memory Of

Gerald Alva Gunby

 

Gerald “Jerry” Alva Gunby passed away suddenly on the family farm on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the age of 84 years.

Jerry was born in Innisfail, AB, on December 14, 1931 to William and Lila Gunby. His family came up to DeBolt, AB in 1933 when Jerry was 1½ years old. They took up a homestead which is still part of the family farm. Jerry attended school at the Mountain Springs one-room school house, then later took his high school in Grande Prairie, where he graduated with honors.

Jerry had lived and farmed in the DeBolt area for over 82 years. He was a pillar of the community, holding various leadership roles locally and provincially.

He will be sadly missed by his very special friend Gloria and her family; his children: Debbie, Beanie and Holly; sons in-law Elden and Allan; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Lou Matlock and Dawn Oatway and their families; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Jerry was predeceased by his parents, wife Jean, son Bob, daughter Glenna Venning, and son in-law Dean Chapman.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 2:00pm, at Gospel Light Church in DeBolt, AB.

Memorial donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada AB and NWT Division (Suite 150, 9405 50 St., Edmonton, AB, T6B 2T4) or to Heart and Stroke of Alberta (Unit 109, 10126-120 Ave. Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8H9).

In Loving Memory of

Gerald Alva Gunby
 

 
 

 
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Memorial Service
Saturday, October 15, 2016
2:00 PM
Gospel Light Church
PO Box 460
Debolt, AB
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