In Loving Memory
Bernd Gaedicke

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Bernd Gaedicke
21/6/1938 – 22/08/2020
Bernd passed away peacefully
at Monash Medical Centre
as a result of a fall at home.

Loved husband of Jean.
Loving father of Paula and partner Bart;
David and wife Suz.

Loving grandfather of Tara and partner Matt,
Peta Mae and partner Ryan, William and James.

Loving stepfather of Karen, Chris,
Julian and their families.

Son of Frieda and Paul (both deceased).
Brother of Elfie (deceased), Gina,
Lutz (deceased), Gabi and husband Barry.

Forever in our hearts.

A Funeral service for Bernd
will be held in the Cirrus Chapel,
Bunurong Memorial Park,
790 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Dandenong South
Tuesday 1st September 2020
commencing at 10.30am
A private cremation will follow.
Invite only due to the
current Government restrictions

Please click on the link below to view
the live stream Funeral Service for Bernd
which is scheduled to commence at
10:30 a.m. on Tuesday 1st September 2020.

Click to view live stream of Bernd’s service

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to the family, please leave a message on the
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  1. Our deepest condolences to Jean and Bernd’s families. We are so sad at the loss of our dear friend, Bernd. We are thankful that he left us very peacefully and without much pain. His friendship, gentle ways and sense of humour will be greatly missed.

    Rest In Peace dear friend, from John and Joy

    Joy & John Adriaanse
  2. Deepest sympathy to you Jean and your family on the passing of your lovely husband. He will always be remembered. Sending you lots of hugs. We will catch up once restrictions have lifted. Thinking of you.

    Sukhy & Rani Jandu
  3. Dearest Jean and family, we are so sorry to hear this sad news. We will never forget the wonderful times we all spent together at the lake dancing, singing and partying, Bernd was always a gentleman and always happy for a chat, he leaves us all with fond memories, sending you all our love xxx

    Jayne Rosevear
  4. A great man. We cherish the times we had with Bernd experiencing his generosity, friendship and warmth. He will be greatly missed.

    Rosie & John Horton
  5. Our heart goes out to Jean, all the family members and all his friends – everyone will miss Bernd deeply. We were very lucky to have spent lots of wonderful times together and we will always remember his friendship. Rest in peace dear friend.
    Love Brian & Yvonne

    Brian & Yvonne Englund
  6. Sincerest condolences to Jean and Family. Many fond memories of sunny days on the houseboat. A good man who will be greatly missed.
    From Ian, Elizabeth and Tracey.

    Ian and Elizabeth Walker
  7. Dear Jean. We are so sorry to hear about Bernd’s passing. We have very fond memories of the many scotches and chats we had together. We send you our love and prayers. Cathy and Adrian xxx

    Catherine and Adrian
  8. It is with great sorrow I send this message. We had some great times together and these memories will stay in ours hearts forever. Jean hang in there we are all there for you anytime – all our love and kisses Sandra and Allan Drummond xxxx

    Sandra Drummond
  9. Our sincere condolences to Jean and family on the loss of such a lovely man. He was a true gent. Our thoughts are with you.

    Jo and Neil Little
  10. Dearest Jean. Our kind and loving wishes to you on the very sad passing of Bernd.
    Bernd had such a wonderful dry sense of humour. Bernd was a kind and caring soul.
    He will be so missed,especially on Friday night “ Happy Hour”.
    Blessings to you and your family.
    Jilly& Ronnie

    Gillian & Ron Clegg
  11. Our condolences to Jean and Bernd’s friends and family in their loss. Bernd was a soft spoken, charming, thoughtful gentleman. He had a great sense of humor and a twinkle when he quietly made those unforgettable hilarious comments. Memories of travel with him and Jean will be cherished.

    Brenda and Dave Hill
  12. Deepest sympathy to jean and family Bernd was a true gentleman and will be sadly missed. Love julie and michael

    Julie and michael retallick
  13. We only knew Bernd for a very short time but always enjoyed his company. His friendship and dry sense of humour will be remembered for many, many years to come. Our deepest sympathy to Jean and family. John and Marlenn Nicholas.

    John Nicholas
  14. Our deepest sympathy Jean, to both you and your family.
    Bernd will be sadly missed.
    Love from Jill and Hayden Bingham

    Hayden and Jill Bingham
  15. Dear Jean Carly & I are thinking if you at this time and sending our most heartfelt condolences. Bernd will be missed by so many people, we are so very grateful to have spent quality time with both of you particularly on our wonderful trip to South Africa when you both adopted us and made sure we were looked after on the trip. Enjoy your memories he will never be forgotten. Love Tracey Larsen & Carly-Marie Baker

    Tracey Larsen
  16. Dear Jean,

    We will be thinking of you tomorrow while you say a very sad farewell to Bernd. Bernd was a gentle and patient man. All our love and thoughts The Potters

    Daryl, Nadine, Remy and Finn
  17. My condolences Jean and family on the sudden passing of Bernd . Such a beautiful man . Fond memories of watching our Saints win occasionally. Happy memories
    Fay Mills

    Fay Mills
  18. My condolences to Jean and family – we are so sorry for your loss at this most difficult of times – Eric and the team at Selandra Rise

    Eric Wegman
  19. Deepest sympathy to Jean and Family on the sad passing of Bernd our Brother in Law.

    We have many Happy memories to keep.

    Lots of Love

    Lynne, Graeme and Angela

    Lynne Trainor and Graeme Cook
  20. Dear Jean,,
    Thinking of you this morning and sending my sincere sympathies to you. Bernd was a lovely man and you will have lots of memories of your life together.
    God bless you today and always give you peace.
    Love Joy

    Joy Long
  21. Our heartfelt condolences to you Jean and Family with the loss of Bernd, let the many happy memories live on forever in our hearts, Family Gatherings, Lake Eildon, Camping, Pizza nights, Glasses of Red. Even though we couldn’t be with you today we are with you in spirit.
    May he rest in peace much love.

    Bernie, Geoff, Eden & Bailey Wishart
  22. Thank you for the lovely celebration of Bernd’s life. He was such a warm, charismatic and interesting man, and very much part of our weekends at Eildon for many years.
    I didn’t know he got a tatoo!
    It has been a pleasure to have known him and I am very sad for your loss, Jill Carstairs

    Jill Carstairs
  23. Dear Jean and family so very sorry to hear Bernd has passed away so very sad it was so quick Thinking of you Jean condolences from all my family Pam

    Pam and John Wilson