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In Loving Memory Of

Robert Gingell


Robert Gingell, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Mackenzie Place, at the age of 85 years.

Robert was born May 14, 1932 in Vancouver, BC. He worked on the Alaska Highway where he met his wife Marnie. They moved to Grande Prairie in 1952. He worked as a truck driver and cat skinner, in mining, road construction, and railroad, sold Mac Tools, and founded and owned Prairie Cabs until his retirement in 1980.

Robert enjoyed knitting dishcloths, reading, woodwork, and teasing and joking. He loved animals, gardening, travelling, volunteering, GP Athletics, Hockey, and Bingo and Casino fundraisers.

He will be sadly missed by his sisters: Carole, Betty, Mary, and Joyce (Gord); brothers: Don (Judy), Fred (Viva), Gordon (Cindy), and David (Georgina); friends Julie and Paco; as well as many nieces, nephews, many friends, and extended family.

He was predeceased by his wife Marnie of 55 years, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, September 22, 2017, at 2:00pm, at Jackpot Grill in Grande Prairie (10904 92 Ave.).

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

In Loving Memory of

Robert Gingell


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Funeral Service Details

Celebration of Life
Friday, September 22, 2017
2:00 PM
Jackpot Grill
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