Gerdes “Kurt” Frederiksen

Gerdes “Kurt” Frederiksen passed with his sweetheart, Linda Briggs, by his side. Born Oct. 26, 1940 to Karl and Agnes Frederiksen in Edmonton, Alberta. Later moving to Vanderhoof, B.C. where his parents owned the Vanderhoof Hotel, he met and married a young Australian girl.  Elaine and Kurt moved to Australia and had 2 wonderful sons, Bradden and Darren. After a divorce and many years in Australia, he moved to Salmon Arm, B.C. Canada where he met Linda and they were inseparable ever since. He will be fondly remembered for his wit, wisdom and passion for knowledge. Kurt is lovingly remembered by his sons Bradden and Darren (Tracy), grandchildren Aidan, Caleb and Elijah, his sweetheart Linda and her children Marie, Jazz, and Dawn.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. Email condolences and share memories through Kurt’s obituary at

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.