April 29, 1928 – October 16, 2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Gertzen, formally of Williams Lake. John “Went to Sleep in Jesus” October 16 in Vernon, B.C.
John is survived by his devoted wife Jennifer, three sons – Rick, Rob and Randy, five Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild. His extended family of 4 children, 9 Grandchildren & 7 Great Grandchildren, all of whom were a large part of his life also mourn his passing. John was pre-deceased by his wife Bernice in 1990.
Funeral services for John will be held on Friday, Oct 21 at the Grandview Flats Seventh Day Adventist Church at Armstrong, B.C. at 2:00. Interment to follow at the Williams Lake Cemetery on Monday, Oct. 24.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the North Okanagan
Junior Academy – 4699 Grandview Flats, Armstrong, B.C. or the Adventist Disaster Relief Agency – www.adra.ca.
Friends may also send condolence messages and prayers to: firstname.lastname@example.org
“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes and there shall be no more death. Neither sorrow nor crying. Neither shall there be any more pain for the former things are passed away”. Revelation 21, Verse 4