July 17, 1926 — February 10, 2005
Gerhard “George” passed away at MSA Hospital after a short illness at the age of 78 years. George was the owner of Bartsch Jewellers founded in 1951 until his retirement in 1992. He was active in the community as chairman of Access to All and Clearbrook Days Committee. He was also chairman of the Tour Committee at the Garden Park Towers. George was predeceased by his brother John in 2004. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Susan; children: Ken (April), Lynette, Joan (Trever) Godard, Randal (Alaine) and Cris; grandchildren: Aaron, Silas, Dania, Kenia, Madison and Amore; also by his siblings: Sarah Friesen, Tena Wall, Henry Bartsch, Mary Miller, Agnes Hiebert, Helen Sawatzky, Anne Funk and Menno Bartsch. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. from Central Heights MB Church. Interment to follow at Maclure Rd. Cemetery.
Woodlawn Funeral Home