Posted: January 19th, 2022

1930 ~ 2022

Len Gehring of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, January 9th, 2022 at the age of 91 years. Leonard leaves his cherished wife of 70 years, Frieda; children, Greg (Darlynne) Gehring, Debbie (Vic) Simmons, Cheryl (Al) Kessler, Kim (Gilles) Brazeau; 11 grandchildren and their spouses, and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Leonard was predeceased by his parents, Theodore and Fredricka Gehring; five brothers and one sister as well as Frieda’s parents, Emanuel and Katharina Anhorn and six of her brothers. Len was born and raised in Schuler. He farmed for 50 years and retired at the age of 80. He was also a driver examiner for 24 years. Len enjoyed singing in the men’s church choir, playing cards and baseball, curling and attending Tiger hockey games as a season ticket holder for over 40 years. He loved going on family vacations, cruises and all inclusive resorts. Len had a wonderful personality, was kind, compassionate and had a great sense of humour. He loved to socialize with family and friends. Family was very important to him. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A special thank you to all the staff at Masterpiece Southlands Meadow for the wonderful care of Len. The private funeral service will be held at Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1 Dunmore Road SE, AB, T1A 1Z5 on January 21, 2022 with Pastor Steve Pahl officiating. Family and friends are welcome to participate via livestream by logging on to www.saamis.com and joining the live webcast on Leonard’s memorial page at the above date at 12:50 pm. A virtual guest book is available on the livestream page for those participating remotely. Memorial gifts in Leonard’s memory may be made to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4H6 or Masterpiece Southlands Meadow, 4401 Southlands Dr SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1B 0S1. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Leonard Gehring. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

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