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Obituary for Gary Norman Gedak

Gary Norman Gedak
October 29, 1941 - June 16, 2022

Gary was born in Kitchener, Ontario to Norman and Helen Gedak (McManus). The family moved to various places in Canada until settling in Estevan, Sask. He passed away in Regina, Sask. on June 16, 2022 at the age of 80.

Gary married Hilda Kropf in August 1967. They had two daughters, Sheri and Cindy, followed by six grandchildren.

Gary is survived by his wife of 54 years, Hilda (Kropf); daughter Sheri Gedak (Wade) and her children: Braiden, Dellan, Selena and Jesse; daughter Cindy (Mark Collopy) and their children: Paige (Austin Gilchrist) and Karter.  

He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Mike & Sheila Gedak; brother-in-law Del Wanner; sister-in-law Ferne Gedak; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Angela Dodds, Erna & John Skillen, Fred & Linda Kropf, Gus Kropf, Bill & Angie Kropf, Bob & Diane Kropf, as well as numerous nephews and nieces, who all held a special place in his heart.

Gary was predeceased by his parents: Norman & Helen (McManus) Gedak; brother Tom Gedak; sister Cathy Wanner; father-in-law and mother in Law, August & Josefa Kropf; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Karl & Fay Kropf; nephew Rick Kropf and great nephew Travis Freysteinson.

A Prayer Service was held on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan. The Funeral Mass was celebrated on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Estevan, with Rev. Vicente Borre the celebrant. The private family interment followed at Estevan City Cemetery, after which a luncheon was held in the parish hall.

For the next 90 days, a video recording of the Funeral Mass will be available using this link:

Those wishing to pay tribute to Gary via a donation in his memory, may do so directly to the New Estevan Regional Nursing Home, 1201 - 2nd Street, Estevan, SK, S4A 0M1.

Hall Funeral Services in Estevan provided care to the Gedak family - Deb Heidinger, Funeral Director.