Bert (Bertram) Gosnell

Passed away on May 19 at Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, B.C. while recovering from surgery. Born Jan. 15, 1922 in Enderby, B.C., Bert worked in North Vancouver, Prince George and Fort Nelson before retiring in 108 Mile in 1983. He loved the outdoors and described the Cariboo to friends as “God’s Country”. Bert and his wife Dorothy were active members of the 108 Mile Golf Club and the 108 Mile Resident’s Association. His wit and humour will be missed by his family and friends. His wife, Dorothy, predeceased him in 1997. He will be greatly missed by his children Judith Bartell of Lethbridge, Alberta; Theresa Lorenze of Campbell River, BC, Geraldine Gosnell of Queensland, Australia; Donald Gosnell of Victoria; and stepdaughter Michelle LaPointe of Lloydminster, Alta. Bert is survived by his sisters Winnie Forster of Enderby, B.C.; Joan Johnson of Burnaby, B.C. and brother John Gosnell of Cobble Hill, B.C.