Born September 28, 1935, passed away peacefully August 13, 2020 with his family by his side after a short battle with cancer.
He is survived by his partner Judy Onderko, his sons; Bob (Donna) Bauer, Jim (Sonja) Bauer, all of Cawston, daughter Cheryl (Jim) Thomas of Kelowna, sister Marlene Street of Merritt, grandchildren; Randy (Darcy) Whelpton, Ashley Whelpton, Joel (Leslie) Vandenhoek, Ashley Rose Bauer (Jamie), Mark Thomas, Lisa Thomas (Tim) and 7 great-grandkids. Judy’s family, Trina (Steve) Venier and kids of Chilliwack, Ron Workman and boys of Kelowna, several sisters and brothers in law, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Muggie, daughter Carol, sister Lorraine Rubner and parents Fred and Barbara Bauer.
He worked for BC Tel for 36 years. He was the Columbia area service manager for the last 5 years of his career. He retired in 1991. Then he worked for D.E. Pilling for a few years.
He enjoyed watching sports on TV and live. He then became a snowbird with Judy in Mesa Arizona. Stopping at all casinos on the drive to Arizona.
Special thanks to West Kelowna Home Care, Amanda and Julie, the paramedics, and all staff at the Central Okanagan Hospice House.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Gordon’s memory to the Central Okanagan Hospice House hospicehousekelowna.com/.
Due to Covid 19 there will be a private family service and interment at the Keremeos Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hansons’ Arbor Funeral Chapel in West Kelowna.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Gordon Norman Bauer September 28 1935 August 13 2020 (age 84)..
Décès pour la Ville: West Kelowna, Province: Colombie britanique