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Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

429 2Nd Street South, Kenora, ON

OBITUARY

Gordon "Farmer" Edgar St. Denis

September 6, 1961November 16, 2019
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Gordon Edgar St Denis (Farmer)

Gordon, aged 58, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 16th, 2019. Gord, or Farmer as most knew him, was born and raised in Kenora, Ontario on September 6th, 1961. Gord met the love of his life Sandra in 1980, eventually getting married in 1988. Two years later Gord and Sandra had their first child Shayne, and four years after that they had their daughter Katie.

Gord worked for the City of Kenora for 37 years until he retired at 55. Gord was passionate about sports and was always very involved. Gord coached his son Shayne’s baseball team from Shayne’s first swing of the bat until his final pitch in high school. Gord was an integral member of the curling community, eventually becoming president of the Kenora Curling Club for several years. Golf was always an important part of his life, he spent his weekends on the course with Shayne, Katie and many friends. After retiring, the Kenora Golf Course became his second home. Gord worked part time at the golf course and golfed as much as humanly possible with friends and also as part of the Liquid Tour. When Gord wasn’t on the golf course he was always with friends and family, either cooking up a homemade meal for everyone, out on the lake fishing, having a nice cold beer (or rum and coke), or hanging out at home with his best buddy Mika.

Gord was survived by his wife Sandra, son Shayne (Charlotte), and daughter Katie. His mom Alice, sister Laurie (Randy), and sister Lisa (Shaun, Eddy, and Corina). Gord was also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, close family friends and family dog Mika. Gord was predeceased by his sister Debra, dad Edgar, uncle Larry, aunt Verna, and brother in-law Raymond.

The family would like to thank all of the doctors and nurses who helped Gord along the way, including: Dr. Workman, Dr. Banerji, and the whole team at Winnipeg Health Science Centre.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday November 22nd, 2019 from 2-4pm at the Kenora Curling Club with an informal gathering at Log Cabin following. Let’s all have a drink in Gord’s honour!

In Lieu of flowers please make a donation to any local charity or Cancer Care Manitoba in honour of Gord.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com

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  • Celebration of Life Friday, November 22, 2019

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Gordon "Farmer" Edgar St. Denis

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Jordynne and Mike Lindsay/Young

November 21, 2019

For Shayne, Charlotte, and family,
We are so incredibly sorry. We are thinking of you and your family lots and wish we could be there to give you both a big hug. We don’t have a personal memory to share but know how highly Shayne always speaks of his parents and family. Mike had the opportunity to meet Gord a few times and knew what a nice man and wonderful father he was. All of the pictures in the video certainly show the love he had for his family. We are so sorry we can’t be there with you. Please know we are so thankful to have Shayne and Charlotte in our lives. Sending lots of love, Mike and Jord

Cathy &Terry Canfield

November 21, 2019

We have so many great memories of all the fun times. We will never forgot your “grin”.
RIP Farmer ❤️

richard pattison

November 20, 2019

sandy and family so sorry for your loss ,rest in peace my long time friend.

Carla Northcote-Brewer

November 20, 2019

Sorry to hear such sad news. Thinking of you all.
Carla and Reg

Dave Rimstad

November 19, 2019

Gord will be missed by all who came to know him. The Liquid Tour will not be the same. Shedding a tear and having a drink in memory. My deepest sympathy to all. Pebbs

Debra Hannah

November 19, 2019

Sal, Shayne, Katie and the rest of the family,

Our sincere condolences to you all. Gord was a very special man and he will be missed by many. He had an infectious smile! We are thinking of you all! Big hugs.

Love Debra and Kerry

colleen vanwalleghem

November 19, 2019

Our sincere condolences to all of Gord's family. Such a kind man he will be missed by all . So sorry for your loss Colleen and Danny VanWalleghem

Dave Poeta & Kerry Bertin-Poeta

November 19, 2019

Laurie (Randy), Alice, Lisa (Shaun), and the rest of the St. Denis family
We are so very sad to hear of the loss of your brother, son, brother-in-law, husband, father and uncle Gordon.
Be assured our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
Our sincere condolences.
Dave, Kerry and Jessy from Sudbury, Ontario.

Lynn & Wayne Canfield

November 18, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to the St Denis family.
Lynn & Wayne

Darryl Michaluk

November 18, 2019

My Sincerest condolence to Sandy, Shayne ,Katie and Gord's entire family. Farmer was such a huge part of my teens and early twenty's, you will missed ole friend. Darryl Michaluk

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Biography

Gordon Edgar St Denis (Farmer)

Gordon, aged 58, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 16th, 2019. Gord, or Farmer as most knew him, was born and raised in Kenora, Ontario on September 6th, 1961. Gord met the love of his life Sandra in 1980, eventually getting married in 1988. Two years later Gord and Sandra had their first child Shayne, and four years after that they had their daughter Katie.

Gord worked for the City of Kenora for 37 years until he retired at 55. Gord was passionate about sports and was always very involved. Gord coached his son Shayne’s baseball team from Shayne’s first swing of the bat until his final pitch in high school. Gord was an integral member of the curling community, eventually becoming president of the Kenora Curling Club for several years. Golf was always an important part of his life, he spent his weekends on the course with Shayne, Katie and many friends. After retiring, the Kenora Golf Course became his second home. Gord worked part time at the golf course and golfed as much as humanly possible with friends and also as part of the Liquid Tour. When Gord wasn’t on the golf course he was always with friends and family, either cooking up a homemade meal for everyone, out on the lake fishing, having a nice cold beer (or rum and coke), or hanging out at home with his best buddy Mika.

Gord was survived by his wife Sandra, son Shayne (Charlotte), and daughter Katie. His mom Alice, sister Laurie (Randy), and sister Lisa (Shaun, Eddy, and Corina). Gord was also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, close family friends and family dog Mika. Gord was predeceased by his sister Debra, dad Edgar, uncle Larry, aunt Verna, and brother in-law Raymond.

The family would like to thank all of the doctors and nurses who helped Gord along the way, including: Dr. Workman, Dr. Banerji, and the whole team at Winnipeg Health Science Centre.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday November 22nd, 2019 from 2-4pm at the Kenora Curling Club with an informal gathering at Log Cabin following. Let’s all have a drink in Gord’s honour!

In Lieu of flowers please make a donation to any local charity or Cancer Care Manitoba in honour of Gord.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com

BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS.