Dieter (Derric) GERDES

Derric was born in Bremen Germany on Nov 1, 1930 and Died on Nov 14, 2012, he came to Canada in 1950; worked breifley on RR 1 Fort Fraser; he later moved to Prince George, BC as accountant for several businesses he joined his father in the jewellery store where he designed and made unique creations. In 1956 he married Elsie and together they lived in Prince George for 36 years. In October 1991 they relocated to Spallumcheen, BC.

Derric was active in the Model RR Society; amateur Radio; photographer, naturalist; wrote newsletters for BCOAPO for many years, blog for Seniors Advocacy – see

Derric will be greatly missed by Elsie, family and friends. There will be no formal service. Online condolences can be sent through Derric’s obituary at

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