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Curtis George Vander Gaast

May 2, 1982 ~ August 5, 2018 (age 36)

Curtis Vander Gaast, beloved husband of Amy (nee McCormick) and daddy to precious daughter Georgia, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the age of 36 years, surrounded by loving family. He is survived by his parents, George and Bev Vander Gaast; sisters Kristi (James) Mitchell and Amanda (Danny) Webster; brother Brian (Denica) Vander Gasst; grandmother Hotty Vander Gaast; parents-in-law Bob (Terry) McCormick and Donna (Glenn) Campbell; sister-in-law Jennifer (Sean) O’Brien; brother-in-law Dale (Susan) McCormick; grandmother-in-law Ferne Lentz; and five nephews, five nieces, and extended family members. He is predeceased by his grandmother Tina Bexte; grandfathers Carl Johnson ,Wiebe Vander Gasst, and Clem Bexte; and cousin Megan Kondor. Curtis was born on May 2, 1982 in Lethbridge, Alberta. He was a loving husband, super-daddy, compassionate son, and caring brother. He was a hard worker and 13-year volunteer of the Taber Fire Department. He was a passionate Vancouver Canuck fan, avid outdoorsman, sports fanatic, and expert gamer. His boisterous laugh and dimpled smile were infectious to all and he was loved for his kind and gentle soul. Even in his death, Curtis is helping others. As an organ donor, he will potentially save the lives of many people. Curtis never wavered from his love of family and God. Relatives and friends are invited to gather in fellowship with the family at Taber Christian Reformed Church (3902 Heritage Drive, Taber) on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  Memorial Service will be held at Taber Christian Reformed Church (3902 Heritage Drive, Taber) on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm.  Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Curtis’ family through  In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (110-1525 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 8R9; 1-888-473-4636; Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES.  (403) 265-1199

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