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Hugo Gehrmann

July 31, 1923 - July 7, 2011


Hugo Gehrmann (Opa) passed away quietly on the evening of July 7, 2011 at Kootenay Lake Hospital.
Hugo was born in Mehlsack, Germany on July 31, 1923. He and his family immigrated to Nelson, from Bochum, Germany on June 22, 1957. He spent his career working for the City of Nelson. He enjoyed travelling in later years, but was always glad to return to Nelson as he considered this community his home and the best place on Earth.
He was predeceased by his spouse Anna Elizabeth April 21, 1991, and son Harold Joseph August 10, 1998. Hugo is survived by his daughters, Hanna (Al) Slusarenko, Judy (Ugo) Porco, daughter-in-law Carole Gehrmann. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great grandchild, aa well as many close friends. He will be dearly missed but not forgotten.
Cremation has taken place, and a private grave side service will be held July 23, 2011 at Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy family and friends make donations to The Canadian Cancer Society, Box 292 Nelson, BC V1L 5P9.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Beverley & Terry Carleton
Relation: close family friends

Judy, Ugo, Jess and Chris; we’re saddened that you had to lose Opa. We hope you remember all that is good about him and have many a joyful moment thinking of those times. We’ll see you next week for a big hug.

From: Jerry Sussenguth
Relation: friends

our deepest sympathy to all of you, Hugo was a special person and will be missed.
love Jerry and Linda

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
July 23, 2011
Beginning at 5:10am

Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery
2300 Falls Street
Nelson, BC Canada

private graveside service

2300 Falls Street
Nelson, BC Canada

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Memorial Gifts may be sent directly to:

The Canadian Cancer Society
Box 292, Nelson,BC V1L5P9


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