We regret to announce the passing of WILLIAM GUDEIT on February 25, 2008 at the age of 96.
Bill was born in Needles, B.C., June 30, 1911. He will be lovingly remembered by his 5 children, Robert (Darlene), Herb (Terry), Maureen Hoogers (Norman), Gordon (Colene) and Leonard (Shelley). Bill will be deeply missed by his eighteen treasured grandchildren who brought him great joy, Vivian Evans (Bob), Lana Gudeit, Lee-Ann Gudeit, Cora-Lee Baker (Derek), Schelley McRae (James), Gary Hoogers (Kyla), Myrna Hoogers, Sherry Hoogers, Lonnie Hoogers, Sherri Miller (Lee), Nichole Oakden, Laura Leckhy (Jonathan), Jolene Gudeit, Dustin Gudeit, Darren Gudeit (Kristen), Rochelle Volker, Breanne Volker, Channai Volker and 9 great grandchildren, two nephews, Richard McDougald and Bruce Gudeit.
Bill was predeceased by his wife, Mona, of nearly 68 years, his brother, Fred Gudeit and sister, Teresa McDougald.
In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Bill to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 202 3402 27th Ave, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or to the charity of your choice.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude for the care and kindness shown by the staff at Heron Grove and the other facilities in which Bill lived since moving from his home.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 1:00 PM from Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon with Mr. Gordon Winkler and Ms. Noreen Kleven officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to: