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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.  


KING, Graham Clive
Late of Pie Creek. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, 5th January 2015.

Aged 73 years

Beloved Husband of Sheila. Dearly loved Father of Kenneth (dec'd), Joanne and Andrew. Graham will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him.

Relatives and friends of Graham, Sheila and family are respectfully invited to attend Graham's Funeral Service to be held in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Monday, 12th January 2015 at 2.00pm.

Donations to Gympie Hospital Renal Unit greatly appreciated.

ASHFORD, Mabel
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre. Formerly of Power Road, Gympie.

Aged 91 Years

Beloved widow of the late Joseph Arthur "Joe" Ashford. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Neville & Dorothy and Dianne (dec'd) Ashford, Estelle & Ian Neal. Loving grandmother "Grandma" to Trent, Justin, Russell and Allan and Great-Grandma to Zoe, Sophie, Ashleigh, Joshua, Emily and Hayley. Survived by her loving brother Norman Heidemann.

Relatives and friends of Mabel and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 9th January 2015 at 10.30am.

ROBERTS, Eileen Veronica
Late of Normanby Street, Nanango.

Aged 70 Years

Beloved widow of the late Jack Roberts. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Malcolm "Mac" & Elizabeth Alcorn and family.

Relatives and friends of Eileen are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the "Our Lady Help of Christians" Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday, 8th January 2015 at 9.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Nanango Cemetery.

HERBOHN, Joan Ellen
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully 1st January 2015.

Aged 83 Years

Beloved wife of Jim (dec'd). Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Jim, Barbara, June, Brian and their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Joan and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Kilkivan Cemetery, Rossmore Road, Kilkivan on Friday, 9th January 2015 at 10.00am.

FREISE, David William
Late of Tin Can Bay.

Aged 73 years

Brother to Eileen (dec'd), Carol, Dell and families.

Relatives and friends of David are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 6th January 2015 at 10.00am.

BOURKE, Alan Brian
Late of the Esplanade, Tin Can Bay and formerly of Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home, 29th December 2014.

Aged 62 Years

Beloved husband of Annette. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Gregory, Michael, Katie & Barry. Much loved Grandfather of Cody, Jack and Elijah. Cherished son to Brian and Frances (dec'd) and brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family. Sadly missed and respected friend and colleague to all in the Queensland Police.

Relatives and friends of Alan, Annette and family are respectfully invited to attend Alan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 2nd January 2015 at 2.00pm.

Donations in memory of Alan can be made to the Heart Foundation.

MORRISON, Donald John "Don"
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home after a long illness 27th December 2014.

Aged 70 Years

Beloved husband of Del. Loving father and father-in-law of Ronald & Sally, Terri-Anne & Lyle. Cherished "Pa" to Kaitlyn, Lochlan, Damian and Joshua. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to all of his family.

Relatives and friends of Don, Del and family are respectfully invited to attend Don's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, Wednesday, 31st December 2014 at 10am.

Donations in memory of Don to Little Haven Palliative Care. Envelopes available at the service.

THOMPSON, Lise
Late of Nash Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd December 2014.

Aged 57 Years

Beloved mother, grandmother and friend.

Relatives and friends of Lise are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, Tuesday, 30th December 2014 at 3.30pm.

Bright colours to be worn.

CAMPBELL, John William
Late of Gympie and formerly of Rockhampton and Rolleston.

Aged 60 years.

Relatives and friends of John are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church St., Gympie on Wednesday December 31st 2014 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel.

DUIGNAN, Noel Leslie
Late of Rainbow Beach. Formerly of Seven Hills, Brisbane. Passed away peacefully 20th December 2014.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved husband of Val. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather "Grandpa" to Glenn, Gayle, Cheryl, Kerry, Darren, and families. Loving brother to John, Lyle, Valarie, Gay, Joy, and families.

Relatives and friends of Noel, Valma and families are warmly invited to attend Noel's Funeral Mass to be held in the St Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Manooka Drive, Rainbow Beach on Friday, 2nd January 2015 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

Donation in lieu of flowers to the Leukaemia Foundation of Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

JOHNSTON, Murray Alexander
Late of Rainbow Beach and formerly of Home Hill and Ayr. Passed away peacefully, 21st December 2014.

Beloved Husband of Margaret. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Lyndel and Glen Zagami, Ian and Penny Johnston. Adored Poppy to Tom, Will, Alexander and Harry. Much loved Brother to Audrey.

Relatives and friends of Murray, Margaret and family are warmly invited to attend Murray's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 30th December 2014 at 10.00am.

SAMA, Kenneth Lewis "Ken"
Late of Bent Street, Gympie. Passed away unexpectedly 21st December 2014.

Aged 59 years

Beloved Husband of Joan. Dearly loved Stepfather, Stepfather-in-law and Step-grandfather to Wayne, Jodie, Pauline, Leanne and families. Loving Brother to Wayne.

Relatives and friends of Ken, Joan and family are warmly invited to attend Ken's Funeral Service to be held in the Salvation Army Citadel, Stumm Road, Gympie on Monday, 29th December 2014 at 1.00pm, 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.

COTTER, Lionel Patrick
Late of Upper Widgee Road via Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House Aged Centre following a long illness 19th December 2014.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved husband of Coral. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Michael "Mick" & Judy, Rod & Jacqui. Much loved Pop to Bree, Ashleigh & Chris, Danielle & George.

Lionel wil be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his many friends and all who knew him.

Relatives and friends of Lionel, Coral and family are warmly invited to attend Lionel's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 29th December 2014 at 10.00am.

SCHULTZ, Irene Amy
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long illness 18th December 2014.

Aged 80 Years

Cherished soulmate of Greg Dodt. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Cheryl & Ian, Maree & Terry, Narelle, Gail & David, Mark & Jeannie. Much loved grandma to 11 and great-grandma to 5. Sadly missed by Joyce & Neville Zillman. Irene will be lovingly remembered as a sister, sister-in-law and aunt by all of her extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Irene, Greg and family are warmly invited to attend Irene's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 24th December 2014 at 10.00am.

CROSS, Elvie Josephine
Late of Garrick Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home after a long illness 18th December 2014.

Aged 75 Years

Beloved wife of Bevan. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Ken & Debbie, Niel & Angela. Much loved Grandma of Andrew, Nathan, Michael, Emily and Madeline. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Elvie, Bevan and family are warmly invited to attend Elvie's Funeral Service to be held in the Zion Lutheran Church, Nash Street, Gympie on Monday, 22nd December 2014 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

McILWRAITH, Grahame Anthony "Tony"
Late of Goomeri. Passed away 16th December 2014.

At Peace Now.

Beloved son of Graham & Dorothy (both dec'd). Loved brother of Richard (dec'd) and Susie, and uncle of Bettina. Loving husband of Coralie. Much loved father of Fleur, Hunter, and more recently Ellen and Tom. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his many friends.

A Farewell Funeral Service for Tony will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 22nd December 2014 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Lung Foundation Australia greatly appreciated.

KRAMER, Herman Frederick
Late of Caledonian Hill, Gympie and formerly of Albury, NSW. Passed away 15th December 2014 following a long illness.

Aged 70 years

Beloved Son of Frieda & Leo (both dec'd). Adored Father of Andrew (dec'd). Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Gúnter & Mariechen and family (Germany), twin Sister Edith (Albury).

Rest In Peace.

Friends and work colleagues are invited to attend Herman's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014 at 10.00am.

HENDERSON, Barbara Jean
Late of Cooloola Drive, Rainbow Beach and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th December 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Wife of Alain. Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother "Nanna" to Gai Turley, Jeff, Julianne, David and their families. Sister of Douglas Austin and Betty Baxter.

Relatives and friends of Barbara, Alain and family are warmly invited to attend Barbara's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 20th December 2014 at 10.00am.

WARD, Melville John "Mel"
Late of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away in the Care of the Cooloola Private Hospital on 16th December 2014.

Aged 88 years and 9 months

Beloved Husband of Carol "Rose" and the late Joan Finselbach. Son of Thomas & Daisy Ward (nee Thurecht). Brother of Myrtle, Percy and Des (all dec'd).

Relatives and friends of Mel & Carol are warmly invited to attend Mel's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 19th December 2014 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Macular Degeneration and/or Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

LUCK, Mavis Fay (nee Rendell and Zillmann)
Late of Imbil. Passed away peacefully at home 13th December 2014.

Aged 79 years

Dearly loved Wife of Kevin. Much loved Mother and Stepmother of Karen, Brian, Linda, Carol, Kevin, Wayne, Robert, Rosemary, Tony, Paul and their partners. Loving Grandmother and Great-grandmother to Her family. Mavis will be remembered as a loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Mavis, Kevin and family are respectfully invited to attend Mavis' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 19th December 2014 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.