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Gerhard "Geri" Nowakowski

NOWAKOWSKI, Gerhard "Geri" - Passed away peacefully on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance “Chatham Campus” at the age of 79 years, after a brave battle with cancer. He was born in Hannover, Germany and was the son of the late Fred and Rose (Schwarze) Nowakowski and the son-in-law of the late Paul and Dorothea (Fricke) Dunnebeil. Beloved husband of Uta(Dünnebeil) Nowakowski. Loving father and father-in-law of Mark (Betty) Nowakowski, Phyllis (Annmarie) Nowakowski, and PeytraNowakowski. Loving grandfather of Ryan (Mallory), Ally (Jordan), Gina (Mike), Candice (Chris), and Cedar, Gideon, Morgana, andGryffin; great-grandfather of Anna, Ben, Clara,and Lewis. Kind brother and brother-in-law of Evelyn (Ron) Janssens andpredeceased sister Sylvia (Paul) Glasgow; sister-in-law, Ruth (Peter) Kühn; and predeceased brother-in-law, Horst (Lori) Dünnebeil. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, and extended families. Geri was a member of Trinity United Church. He would be well remembered as Service Manager of local Volkswagen and Ford dealerships; and for his long time dedication to, and leadership in, the Wallaceburg Soccer Association. Gerienjoyed his active participation in ballroom dancing, tennis, badminton, pickle ball, and table tennis. The late Gerhard Nowakowski rested at the ERIC F. NICHOLLS FUNERAL HOME , 639 Elgin St. Wallaceburg, 519-627-2861. Following his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private gathering will be held at a later date. As a sign of sympathy, gifts can be made in his honour, to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at www.ericfnichollsfuneralhome.com13317536
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