William James (Jim) Gudwer
was born on March 9th, 1918 in Ferguson Flats, Alberta and fell asleep in Jesus on September 1st, 2013 with his beloved wife Rita and daughter Elizabeth at his side. He passed away in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 95 years.
Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Rita; two sons, Ronald (Darlene) Gudwer and Robert (Tracy) Gudwer of Lacombe, Alberta; one daughter, Elizabeth (Hayden Piper) Gudwer of Chandler, Arizona; one step-son, Alex (Sharon) Vaneck of Red Deer, Alberta; thirteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Hazel Peterson of Vernon, B.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was preceded in death by one step-son, Rocky Vaneck; two sisters, Ruby Beswick and Alice MacDonald; and one brother, Walter Gudwer.
Jim was a Veteran of W.W.II and served overseas for five and a half years.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Jim’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Terry McComb officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Jim to the CNIB, P.O. Box 32002, STN BRM B, Toronto, Ontario M7Y 5R2.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5