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Gordon Frederick Krebs

December 9, 1935 — February 21, 2022

December 9, 1935 ~ February 21, 2022

Gordon Krebs passed away peacefully at the Beausejour District Hospital at the age of 86. 

He is survived by his children: Loretta (Ken), Rhonda (Otto), Natalie, Brenda (Ken), Wendy (David), Susan (Jacques), Beatrice (Derrick), Audrey (Les), Todd, Bernice (Robert), Leanne (Roger), 18 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren. 

He was predeceased by his wife Alice, daughter Terry, his parents Fred and Molly Krebs; his sisters, Violet, Olga, Ruth, Margaret, Wanda and Doreen; his brothers, George and Ron.

Dad was born December 9, 1935 in Beausejour, Manitoba and was the middle child of 9 siblings. 

He started his work career in the mid 1950’s with Silverwood Dairies until he moved to the Krebs family dairy farm in 1958 where he owned and operated Cadbury Holsteins Ltd. until 1989.  He worked at Fort Garry Place in sales until he retired.

During his farming years he served on the Manitoba Milk Producers’ Marketing Board for 12 years as Executive, Vice-Chairman and President respectfully.

Dad loved to talk to people and share his stories and opinions.  If he sat down and started a conversation, you knew it would be 2 hours later before it was time to leave.  He enjoyed gardening, taking care of the farm yard, Sundays drives touring the nearby farmland and watching Toronto Maples Leaf games.

We would like to thank the health care team at Beausejour District Hospital for their care during his final days.

A special thanks to Pastor Daren Gallivan for his compassion and visits with Dad.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Beausejour Hospital T.V. Fund, Box 1614, Beausejour, MB R0E 0C0.

“Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.”

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel with viewing 1 hour prior to the service. Due to Covid restrictions, in-person attendance in the chapel will be by invite only and will require proof of vaccination and identification.  Others may listen to the service by staying in your vehicles in the parking lot of Sobering Funeral Chapel and tuning your radio to 98.1 FM.  There will be an opportunity to receive a memorial card and sign the guest register from your vehicles.  Interment will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Parish Cemetery in Green Bay.

A livestream of the funeral service can also be accessed through the CISCO WEBEX app on your mobile phone or visit https://signin/ on your PC.  Enter the Meeting Number: 2557 278 2713 and Password: M2mrVw2X33r

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