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Karl Gustavson

January 28, 1937 - February 25, 2017

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Karl Richard Gustavson, age 80, passed away at home on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Karl was born January 28, 1937 in Birch Hills, SK to loving parents Verner and Mabel Gustavson. He was raised in Prince George, BC, and following high school joined the Royal Bank of Canada, beginning a long career. Karl held positions in Mayo, Penticton, greater Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, and Kamloops, ending his career in 1994 back in Vancouver as Area Manager for Vancouver Central. He founded the Oakridge Asian Banking Centre, a milestone for RBC marking the development of services tailored to the Asian clientele in BC. Over his career, Karl was known as a champion for the equal treatment of women and fair treatment of all in the workplace. He was a long-time member of the Rotary Club, as well as the Boy Scouts of Canada. In 1994, Karl retired to the community of Willowbrook, BC, where he was a member of the volunteer fire department, serving as Fire Chief for a number of years. He is survived by: Terry, his wife of 54 years; sister Bernice; son David (Filomena); son Kent (Rhonda); daughter Krista; and six grandchildren (Madeleine, Zachary, Eva, Ekiah, Elle, and Emma).

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 4th at 11:00 am at the Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel, 5855 Hemlock Street, Oliver, BC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Karl’s name to the Canada Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

 Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Ralph & Mary Hilgartner & family
Relation: Brother in law

Dear Terry, David & Filomena, Kent & Rhonda, Krista,Madelenine,Zachary, Eva,Ekiah,Elle &Emma
Our sympathy, love and prayers as you gather with family and friends to celebrate the life of Karl, as a loving husband,father,grandfather,brother in law, uncle, mentor and friend. “Memory is a gift from God that death does not destroy”, Cherish & Enjoy. May he rest in peace. God Bless you all.

From: Martell&Chris Mah
Relation: Friend/neighbour

Terri, we send you hugs at this time and will be checking with you to offer help at this time.

From: Leslie Anderson
Relation: We worked together - Royal Bank Broadway & Cambie, Vancpiver.

To Terry and all your family, I send my sincerest condolences on Karl’s passing. Many fond memories working with Karl at Broadway & Cambie.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 4, 2017
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel
5855 Hemlock Street
Oliver, BC Canada

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 4th at 11:00 am at the Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel, 5855 Hemlock Street, Oliver, BC.

5855 Hemlock Street
Oliver, BC Canada

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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Karl’s name to the Canada Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

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