Bradley Francis “Brad” Gelz

Bradley Francis "Brad" Gelz

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bradley Francis Gelz, in Vernon, British Columbia on October 19, 2015.

Brad was born February 23 1957 in Vancouver, BC to John and Ronnice Gelz. He loved fishing, golfing, and hockey. Brad loved spending time at the cabin on Francois Lake. He coached Burns Lake Midget Hockey to two provincial playoffs and built lifelong relationships with many of the players.

Brad was predeceased by his parents John and Ronnice.

He will be forever loved and missed by his 3 children Christy (Gerry), Justin (Val) and Steven. Further cherishing his memory are his grandchildren John, Isabelle and Jane, his 2 brothers Des (Nuala) Mick (Jane) and his sister Kris (Ron) as well as his numerous nieces and nephews. Brad will be greatly missed and forever loved by all his family and friends.

A celebration of his life was held at the Okanagan College on October 24, 2015 at 4pm in the Kal View Café (7000 College way, Coldstream, BC).

Donations may be made to Vernon Jubilee Hospital (2101 32nd Street, Vernon BC, V1T 5L2) or Burns Lake Minor Hockey.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at . Arrangements entrusted to:


Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

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