June 8, 1924 – December 4, 2016
at the age of 92 years
GEORGE KEHLER, was born on June 8, 1924 to Peter Jacob and Helena Kehler in Cuauhtemoc, Mexico, although he grew up in Gretna, Mb. In his late teens he went to work in uranium City, Sk in the mining industry. As he grew older George moved around working in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia. Flying was a big part of his life and later owned his own plane. He met and married Pauline Rogers in Seattle, Wa., settling in Gig Harbour. They had a son Justin (Rogers) Kehler. George later came back to Canada living in Mb for a time, then settling in Salmon Arm, B.C.
George Kehler, aged 92 years passed away quietly at Hillside Village in Salmon Arm on December 4, 2016. He will be remembered by his son Justin and several nieces and nephews. George is predeceased by Pauline, seven siblings and a few nephews. George’s ashes will be interned at the Kehler family cemetery in Kronstahl, Mb., at a later date.