1945 - 2010
Gordon Allan Quast, beloved husband of Jeannette Quast of Taber, passed away in Calgary on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at the age of 65 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, September 3, 2010 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
A private family funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2010.
Besides his loving wife Jeannette, Gordon is survived by two sons, Corey (Sofia) Quast of Red Deer and his children Faith, Sierra, Seth & Katarina and Keith Quast of Red Deer and his children Shayodi & Jade. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Chris Quast of Westerose, Clarence (Jean) Quast of Westerose, Walter (Betty) Quast of Westerose, Judy (Dave) Bell of Leduc, Linda (Howard) Brooke of Millet and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Alex & Ella Quast, son Mark Quast (1975) and sister-in-law Noveina Quast.
Gordon was born in Wetaskiwin on January 22, 1945. He was raised at Ma-Me-O Beach and attended Lakedell School. He began helping his father on the farm and eventually purchased it in 1972. Gordon married Jeannette Revak in Wetaskiwin on March 27, 1971. They spent the next thirty four years in Wetaskiwin before retiring to Taber in 2005.
Gordon liked gardening, hunting, fishing, building, watching wrestling and he enjoyed his team of horses. He loved spending time with his family, most of all his grandchildren.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Gordon’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 - 10 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2M7.