Gordon Chester Bennett of Dauphin formerly of McCreary at the age of 72, with his family at his side, the love of our life was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on April12, 2019 after a brave fight with cancer.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his loving wife Joanne of 52 years, daughters Lori(Randy), Tracy(Dale), Bobbi Jo(Jeff), Amanda(Jay), and Brenda and his son Chris. His three children whom Joanne and Gordon have been daddy and mommy from birth. His grandchildren whom loved, respected and have so many fond memories of their Papa doing things together, Elisha, Keegan, Riley(Lauren), Kassidy, Tori-Lynn(Josh), Tyree, Carlene, Helena, Ethan, Decan, Ethan, Tamiya, Lane, Vayda and great grandson Braxton. His brothers Gary and Dewayne, brother-in-law Randy Law, sister-in-law Carol Law and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Delmar and Rose Bennett and his father and mother-in-law Clarence and Josie Law.
Gord worked for Manitoba Hydro for 36 years and retired in 2003. He enjoyed camping at Rainbow Beach every summer with his family and loved watching his family boating, skiing and especially sitting around the campfire in the evenings. He enjoyed living in the country but due to health reasons moved to Dauphin, MB in 2017. He enjoyed snowmobiling and quading with his children.
A Graveside Service will be held for Gordon on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the McCreary Municipal Cemetery in McCreary, MB with Pastor Scott Allan officiating.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Gordon may be made to Dauphin Regional Health Centre Palliative Care Unit.