Passed away at home on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of the late Sandra Jean (Smith) Gackstetter for 43 years. Dear brother of Katherine Smith of Brussels, and brother-in-law of Joyce MacGregor of Lucan, Norma Cooper, and Mary and Roger Dilworth all of Brussels. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Frances (Littlejohns) Gackstetter, sister-in-law Nancy Warwick and her husband James, and his brothers-in-law John Smith, Larry MacGregor, and Adam Smith.
Until recent years, Henry was an active pilot and really enjoyed his time in the air. Church was important to Henry and he cherished his time spent with the friends he met through the church. His family and friends will miss his good sense of humour and generosity.
Visitation will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 22 Goshen Street South, ZURICH on Monday, February 27th from 10 – 11 AM, where the funeral service will be held at 11 AM with Pastor Nadine Schroeder-Kranz officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.