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Kim Gesner

September 5, 2021


It is with heavy hearts and cherished memories that the family of Kim Gesner of Lac La Biche, AB announce her peaceful passing on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at the age of 67 years.

Kim is lovingly survived by her husband of 43 years: Andrew Gesner; children: Andrée Ziswiler, Ashley Gesner; brothers: Dennis, Felix “Tout”, Clifford, Ray; sisters: Carol, Connie, Terry; as well as numerous: nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

Kim was predeceased by her parents: Francis & Blanche Suntjens; sister: Adele.

Kim’s passion was teaching and began her career as a teacher at Dr Swift in Lac La Biche. Over the years she taught young people throughout Alberta, ending her career as an instructor at Portage College. She was very proud of all her students. 

She loved nature and exploring the world.

Cremation has taken place and details of a celebration of life and internment are to be announced at a later date.

 Donations to the Lac La Biche Regional Health Foundation, Box 1533, Lac La Biche AB would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.



Kim’s Farewell

“I consider myself one of the fortunate ones who got to say goodbye to my family and friends.

Ok, maybe a long goodbye.

To reassure my daughters that they are strong; will always be in my heart and in my soul.

I want them to know I am so proud of who they are and what wonderful young women they have become.

Hope through the last weeks they have seen the importance of family and friends.

To my wonderful husband Andy, I want him always to remember how very much he has meant to me through the good times and bad times, especially these last months.

To my family and siblings, I have the best family in the world.

To my friends, you have brought so much joy into my life.

It was always a dream of mine to go to Europe when I finished University.

That dream was realized a few times now.

A personal observation - Now I don’t have to worry about being in prison without a razor.

   ( a recurring nightmare of mine )

I promise you all that I will not come back to haunt you, instead I am flying with the Angels”

Written by Kim

June 9, 1954- September 5, 2021

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