Gustav Pimiskern

PIMISKERN, Gustav (Gus)

Aged 90, died peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington, Ontario. Gustav was a hard-working, generous and loving person, a dedicated father, husband and grandfather to his 5 grandchildren. Gus was born on November 26, 1927 in Kapetavo Polje, Croatia, and travelled to Canada in 1956 with his beloved wife Albina, and two sons Franz and Oskar Pimiskern to make their life together in Leamington. Gustav is predeceased by his wife, Albina (2016), and survived by sons Franz and Oskar, daughter-in-law Anne, and cherished grandchildren Andrea, David, Christine (Oscar and Anne) and Pierce and Zane (Frank and Shar). Gustav is predeceased by his brothers Franz, William and Albert and remembered by his sister, Teresa (Gayer). Gustav completed a successful 30-year career with HJ Heinz and enjoyed a long and healthy retirement, dedicating most of his time to his beloved grandchildren. Gustav was loved by many for his generosity and he will be dearly missed. Visitation will take place at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 12pm to 2pm. There will be a short service at the Funeral Home at 2pm open to all. Pastor Liz Chaplin officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Sun Parlor Home, Leamington, Ontario. Friends may share memories or make donations at www.reidfuneralhome.ca