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10 décembre 1929 – 9 septembre 2021
Edmund Gundt December 10, 1929 - September 9, 2021
It is with deep sadness the family of Edmund Gundt wish to announce his passing on September 9, 2021 at the age of 91 after a late-in-life battle with cancer.
Ed leaves behind his partner of 27 years, Marie Grainger, her grandson Jordan Galvin of Vancouver; nephews Ervin Gundt of Wolseley, SK and Arnold Grandt and his daughter Hannah Grandt of Edmonton, AB; relatives in Germany including sister-in-law Helga Gundt, niece Simone Gundt and partner Marcel Scholz and foster daughter Celine; and nephew Matthias Gundt and wife Julia Reschny and their daughters Greta and Mara.
Ed was predeceased by his parents (August and Emma) and four brothers and one sister.
Ed was a memorable character who loved to travel; with many trips he was off to Germany to see family and friends as well as to Thailand, one of his favourite destinations. He enjoyed riding his bike and was proud of cycling 1,500 to 2,000 kms each summer, even well into his mid 80’s. He often recited poetry, was very interested in history and he liked to talk about his vacation experiences. The outdoors called while he puttered looking after his fruit trees.
There will be a time when stories and hugs can be shared and we will be able to reflect on Ed’s life, how he is now gone and how much he will be missed by his partner, family and friends. A private family gathering will be held at a later date where his ashes will be spread in a place dear to his heart.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kamloops Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program.