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Arrange A Funeral Online
If you're located far away from Gympie or - for any reason - can't make it to our offices, you can also arrange a funeral through us by simply completing our online form.

Floral Arrangements
Many people like to have flowers at a funeral. We work with Cooloola florists to do this. You can find out more about what's involved with floral arrangements by clicking here.

Our Coffin Range
Gympie Funerals stock a range of beautiful, modern coffins to suit all tastes and budgets. While we encourage you to visit us to make you final selection, you can also view them online
by clicking here.

Memorials & Plaques
If you'd like to erect a personal memorial or plaque to your loved one, we have an extensive range of memorials and plaques to suit all tastes and budgets. You can view them by clicking here.

Making Arrangements
What's involved in making funeral arrangements? Most people have very little experience with this and can find it confusing. But our handy guide explains the process clearly and simply.

Funeral Notices
Gympie Funerals can arrange for funeral notices to be published in newspapers and/or on radio for our clients. These are charged at whatever the individual newspapers or radio stations charge us.

However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


GODWIN, Ruby Olive
Late of Horseshoe Bend, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the loving Care of the Gympie Private Hospital, 8th March 2014.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Wife of Merv. Much loved Mother of Dawn, Gail, Venease, Karen, Loraine, Joy, and Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-grandma "Nanny" to all of their families.

Relatives and friends of Ruby, Merv and family are respectfully invited to attend Ruby's Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie on Thursday, 13th March 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

No flowers. Attendees are requested to wear "bright and joyful" clothing.

JAENKE, Mary Ann (nee Knight)
Late of Bundaberg and formerly of Gympie. Passed away suddenly 5th March 2014.

Aged 51 years

Beloved Wife of Warren. Cherished Mother of Teresa (dec'd) and Step-mother to Steven (dec'd) and Michael. Loving Daughter of George & Hazel Knight (both dec'd). Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Graham & Pam, Kenny & Lisa, Rosemary, Wayne and their families. Also a Loving Daughter-in-law of Eric & Gladys Jaenke (both dec'd) and Sister-in-law to Darren and Gary.

Relatives and friends of Mary, Warren and family are warmly invited to attend Mary's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 14th March 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

ALLAN-STICKLER, Jamie Wayne Arthur
Late of Gympie. Died tragically doing what he loved, 28th February 2014.

Aged 20 years

Beloved Son of John and Debbie. Dearly loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Ashley & Jarrid, Sonia & Andrew, and families.

Jamie will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Jamie are respectfully invited to A Celebration of Jamie's Life to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 11th March 2014 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

No flowers. Attendees are requested to wear something purple in memory of Jamie.

EWING, Andrew "Andy"
Late of Gympie. Passed away suddenly 3rd March 2014.

Aged 67 Years

Beloved Husband of Sue. Dearly loved Father of Natalie and Damien. Much loved Father-in-law, Grandfather of 8 and Great-grandfather of 2.

Privately Cremated.

WRIGHT, James Jack "Jim"
Late of Crescent Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Hospital 4th March 2014.

Aged 80 Years

Beloved Soulmate of Beryl. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Mary, Anne, Jacqueline, Michael, Caroline, Lesley, Andrew, Alex and their families.

Relatives and friends of Jim, Beryl and family are warmly invited to attend Jim's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 10th March 2014 at 2.00pm.

CHILDS, Clarice Mary
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre and formerly of Nelson Lane, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 24th February 2014.

Aged 87 years

Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Greg & Leeann Stephens, Norm & Elaine Childs. Much loved Super Gran to Gary, Liza, Shannon, Karley and their families. Great Super Gran to 8 and Great-great Super Gran to 4. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Francis, Aubrey, Vivienne, Beryl, Maurice (all dec'd), Colin and their families.

Rest In Peace. You've got your wish, we love you heaps always.

Relatives and friends of Clarice and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 28th February 2014 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

PALMER, Joyce Ellen
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Smith Road, Gympie. Passed away after a short illness 24th February 2014.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Wife of Vic (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Les & Marie, and Kev (dec'd). Loving Grandma 'Nan' to Sue-Ellen & Michael, and Mandy. Sadly missed Great-grandma to Anthony and Adam.

Relatives and friends of Joyce and family, and members of Lifeline, Meals on Wheels and Pensioners League, are warmly invited to attend Joyce's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 28th February 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

JOHANSEN, Jacqueline Margaret "Jackie"
Late of Allen Road, Chatsworth. Passed away suddenly 19th February 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Mother and Mother-in-law of Tony, Larry, Kerry & Donna, Tracy & Robyn. Much loved Grandma to Pablo, Leif, Gian, Ashton, Anton, Kelly, Ben, Becky, Adam, Echo and James, and Great-grandma to Hayley.

Relatives and friends of Jackie and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 27th February 2014 at 10.30am.

VIDLER, Gloria Joan
Late of Winston House and formerly of Cartwright Road, Gympie and Lismore, NSW. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Hospital, 20th February 2014.

Aged 78 years

Beloved Wife of the late "Bob" Vidler. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Margaret, Robert & Debbie, Ian & Janet (dec'd), Kathy & Bruce, Louise, and their families. Survived by her loving Sister Patricia.

Relatives and friends of Gloria and family are warmly invited to attend Gloria's Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road, Gympie on Monday, 24th February 2014 at 10.00am.

SMITH, Sybil Hilda
Late of Withey Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a short illness 17th February 2014.

Aged 77 years

Sybil will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her Family and Friends.

A Celebration of Sybil's Life will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 20th February 2014 at 5.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Royal Flying Doctors Service greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

STEELE, William "John"
Late of Cullinane Road, Mothar Mountain. Passed away 14th February 2014.
Aged 74 Years.

Beloved husband of Helen. Loving father and father-in-law of Fiona & Mike, Tanya & Willie, Donna & Jason, Leisa & Mick. Much loved grandad to Sean, Alana, Dusty, Makayla, Ned, Lara and Tom. Sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Relatives and friends of John, Helen and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 20th February 2014 at 2.00pm.

CURRIE, Suzanne OAM
Late of 478 Running Creek Road, Kilkivan. Tragically taken after a long and courageous battle with “Motor Neurone Disease” on Friday 14th February 2014.

Aged 63 years

Dearly loved Wife of Ray. Mother of Cameron and Brooke (Dec'd), Mother-in-law of Hannah and Grandmother of Louis, Mitchell and Hugh and Daughter of Shirley.

Relatives and friends of Sue and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Thursday 20th February 2014 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Motor Neurone Disease Association greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

BUNTER, Joy
Passed away peacefully 14th February 2014 in the care of Cooinda Aged Care.

Aged 70 years

Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Vicki (dec'd), Rodney & Kerri, Lynette & Anthony Schofield and their families. Sadly missed Sister of Wendy Gibb.

Relatives and friends of Joy are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 19th February 2014 at 10.00am.

LEHMANN, Hazel Blanche
Late of Tansey.

Passed away peacefully 14th February 2014.

Aged 98 years

Beloved Widow of the late "Mick" Lehmann. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Elizabeth & Bill Owens, William & Gai Lehmann and their families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend The Funeral Service for Hazel to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 18th February 2014 at 10.30am.

Special thanks to all at Southern Cross Care Castra, Murgon.

ENSBEY, Evelyn Amy "Eva"
Late of St. Patricks Villa and formerly of Oak Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 12th February 2014.

Aged 99 years

Beloved wife of Roy Lowe (dec'd) and Laurie Ensbey (dec'd). Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma of Don, Amy (dec'd), Joan, Heather, Victor, Janet, Emily and their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Eva and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, TODAY, Saturday 15th February 2014 at 1.30pm.

VAN DER POEL, Freda
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of East Deep Creek. Passed away peacefully one day short of her 97th Birthday.

Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Rosalie & Peter (both dec'd). Much loved grandmother of Stephen & Kerry, Diane & Andrew, Evelyn & David, Paul & Laureen. Cherished great-grandmother to 11 and great great-grandmother to 4.

Relatives and friends of Freda and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 14th February 2014 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

SORENSEN, Joan Mary
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House Aged Care Centre 9th February 2014.

Aged 91 Years

Relatives and friends of Joan are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Joan's Life to be held at the Holy Spirit Retirement Village Chapel, 2141 Sandgate Road, Boondall on Monday, 17th February 2014 at 9.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Nudgee Cemetery.

WILLIAMS, Cheryl Ruth.
Late of Mary Valley Road, Jones Hill. Passed away suddenly 11th February 2014.

Aged 64 years.

Beloved wife of Greg. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Leah & Clinton Schulz and Renae & Bryan Brown. Sadly missed "Nanny" to Mitchell, Jordan and Emme. Loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Lyn, Gary, Gay (dec'd), Denise, Anita and their families. Daughter-in-law of Beth Williams.

Relatives and friends of Cheryl, Greg and family are warmly invited to attend Cheryl's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 17th February 2014 at 1.30pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Asthma Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

STOLBERG, Harold Bertram "Slim"
Late of Parsons Road, Gympie, and formerly of Caloundra. Passed away peacefully 10th February 2014.

Aged 82 Years.

Beloved husband of Claire (dec). Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather "Pop" to Terri, Michael, Wayne, Aneta, Louise, Wil and their families.

Relatives and friends of Harold and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 17th February 2014 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Asbestos Diseases Research Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

EDMUNDS, Mitchel Royce "Mitch"
Late of The Dawn. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family 10th February 2014.

Aged 40 years

Beloved husband of Nadine. Dearly loved father of Tyler and Nate. Much loved son and son-in-law of Len (dec'd) & Christabel Edmunds and Ian & Angela Butler. Loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Bronwyn, Andrea, Caroline and their families.

"Mitch will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his extended family and many friends."

Relatives and friends of Mitch, Nadine and family are respectfully invited to attend Mitch's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 14th February 2014 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.