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Gudny Bergthora “Gwen” Thorsteinson Kerr

Death 12 Apr 2004 (aged 81–82)
Prince George, Fraser-Fort George Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Surrey, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 103788263 · View Source
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GUDNY (GWEN) BERGTHORA KERR _It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother and grandma, Gwen Kerr at the age of 82 on April 12, 2004.

Left to treasure her memory are her daughter Peggy (Jack) Wiren; sons Ken (Joan) & David (Janice); grandchildren James, Colin, Jason, Natalie, Jonathon and Stewart. Also left to mourn Gwen's passing are her brother, Skuli (Hulda) Thorsteinson, sisters Ivy Brasseur and Elva Fiessel; brother-in-law Bob (Irene) Kerr as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A special remembrance in Gwen's memory to all the children she taught throughout her teaching career and special friends who loved our mom as their own.

Gwen was predeceased by her husband James Carson in 1961; mother and father Harry and Stina Thorsteinson; mother and father-in-law David and Grace Kerr; brother Lawrence Thorsteinson; sister Yvonne Moore; brothers-in-law Joseph Brasseur and Ernie Fiessel.

"You will be forever with us in our hearts "

A special thank you to all the staff and residents at Parkside Intermediate Care Home in Prince George, where Gwen resided for the last two years. The love and heartfelt kindness shown to our mother and family will never be forgotten. You are all true angels as it's the people of Parkside who portray the family spirit so vibrantly.

Gwen will be laid to rest beside her husband Carson at Valley View Memorial Gardens in Surrey, B.C.; following a family service at the chapel. A Memorial Service will be held at the Saltcoats United Church, Saltcoats, Sask., on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Lakewood Funeral Home (Prince George, B.C.) and Valley View Memorial Gardens Chapel (Surrey, B.C.) are in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, The Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.




  • Created by: Ron C. Johnston
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103788263
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gudny Bergthora “Gwen” Thorsteinson Kerr (1922–12 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103788263, citing Valley View Memorial Gardens, Surrey, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Ron C. Johnston (contributor 47961888) .