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INTERNATIONAL AIR BAHAMA




Gunnar Oddur Sigurdsson
in memoriam

Condolences from
the Air Bahama crew

Reykjavik, Iceland
Nassau, Bahamas
Luxembourg
United States
United Kingdom
Ireland
Netherlands
Sweden
France
Italy
Belgium
Germany
Brazil
Turkey




Dear Friends,

It is with great sadness that I inform
you that my darling husband Gunnar
Oddur past away this morning,
November 30, 2005.

His battle with cancer came to a peaceful
end with his family at his bedside.
We are so lucky to have all the wonderful
memories of a good husband, father and friend.

Gunnar will be laid to rest on
Monday Dec. 5th at 13:00 hrs.
here in Reykjavik, Iceland.

We know that you will be with us in
thought as we remember him and the
wonderful times we had together.

My love to you all,

Margret, Thordis, Sigurdis and Sigthor



TO GUNNAR´S FAMILY
How sad it was to hear that Gunnar
is gone.

I cried for them all, they
were such dear friends and we had
such fun together.

Dear Margret, how well I
know how she feels.

There are quite a number of great
guys up there in heaven!

VERA HILDERMAN, Seattle, US



FAMILY OF GUNNAR SIGURDSSON

It is so very sad to have heard
of Gunnar's death.

He was a fine individual from what
I do recall of him.
at Air Bahama in Nassau.

I extend to his wife and family my
deepest sympathy in this
their time of bereavement.
May his soul rest in peace
and let light perpetual
shine upon him.

To his wife, cherish the memories
and keep them warm in your
bosom until one day you shall
meet again somewhere in
the great beyond.

Adela Osterloh, Nassau, Bahamas

Farewell Gunnar

A last greeting
to Gunnar with love


Gun Vidal,
Stockholm, Sweden



Missing Gunnar

It is with great sorrow we
acknowledge the passing of
Gunnar Oddur Sigurdsson,
Air Bahama Nassau
Station Manager 1969.

He was a much appreciated
friend and colleague and
will be greatly missed.

Our warmest thoughts go
to his family in
Reykjavik, Iceland.

Rest in peace, dear Gunnar.

The Air Bahama Crew
Friendship Webring
Elisabeth Karlson Gyllman


To Gunnar´s family

Our warmest condolences
from the Bahamas.

We are thankful
to have shared Gunnar´s life.

Yvonne Shaw, Nassau, Bahamas
International Air Bahama
Chief stewardess 1972-1978


DEEPEST CONDOLENCES

To Margaret and family,
With Deepest Sympathy,
May your sorrows be short
and your memories long
With Love and Best Wishes
The Staff at Nassau Flight
Services / Nassau Air Dispatch
Ground Handlers for IAB.
(N8630 / TF-FLE)
Ian Mortemore




Deepest condolences to the Sigurdsson
family in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Gunnar was a fine friend and will be
greatly missed by all who knew him.

Deepest condolences from
Chris Knowles
Delta Airlines

Wendell Barry
former IAB station manager
Nassau International Airport

Anders Wiberg
the Swedish consul representative
in Nassau, Bahamas.


Rest in peace



A last greeting to
my friend Gunnar


My thoughts are with Gunnar´s
family and my heart goes out
to those who love him and must
now carry-on without him.

Lucy (Timmermann) Justiliano
Venice, Florida




Do not stand at the grave and weep

I am not there, I do not sleep

I am a thousand winds that blow

I am the diamond glints on snow

I am the sunlight on ripened grain

I am the gentle autumn rain


When you awaken in the morning´s hush

I am the swift uplifting rush

of quiet birds in circling flight

I am the soft star that shines at night

Do not stand at my grave and cry

I am not there

I did not die.




They all meet in heaven

Dear Margret and family,
such sad news, I know so
well how it feels from when
Jake left me. My heartfelt
condolences.

I´m thinking of you.

I have dear memories from
visiting your beautiful home
in Reykjavik while Jake was
still here, enjoying your great
hospitality, (I remember we had
fresh salmon) and the friendship
with you and Gunnar.

Joni Jacobs went to military
school in Reykjavik, so Jake and I
often visited.

Farewell dear Gunnar, at last you
are in no pain and can come to
rest with all the other airline
guys in heaven above.


Eva Jacobs & Roland Franberg
Gothenburg, Sweden






International Air Bahama
Friendship Reunion at Hotel Italia Luxembourg July 2000

NASSAU STATION MANAGER GUNNAR SIGURDSSON
AT THE LUXEMBOURG REUNION!


Gunnar and lovely wife Margaret (Doddy)
attended the Air Bahama reunion!


Bredewee Restaurant, Luxembourg Ville

This restaurant sitting on the verge of a tremendous downslope at the old Luxembourg armaments, is owned by Mr. Guy Poirot. The name of the restaurant is Breedewee ("Wideview" in Luxembourgisch!) the address is 9 rue Large and the phone number is 22 26 36 - in case you want to go there .... Gunnar Sigurdsson of Reykjavik, Iceland, Air Bahama Nassau Station Manager in 1969 and wife Doddy. One of their sons is a Loftleidir pilot. Margret Snorradottir Johnson who works at the Atlantic Hotel in Nassau and her companion David. Elisabeth Karlson at far end, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg and at very right Gunilla Hammar Safstrom of London England. What a magic day we had sightseeing in Luxembourg.
It was as tho we never left. It was as tho we´d been there all along ....




Sightseeing traintrip to Clairvaux Convent in wonderful Luxembourg!
Left to right Adela Adderley Osterloh, Ian Mortemore, Carin Bergquist Skoglund, Viveca Watkins, Yvonne Shaw, Anette Englund Martins, Pertrina, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg



Georgette Kohn Frisch, Danielle & Ferdy Mayer-Rousseaux,
Anne Cash and unknown at far end.


Elisabeth beside Gary Cash and Margret Sigurdsson
sitting opposite Marcel Janssens, Diane Mangen
and Yvette Moos Pauletto!





Petrina, Yvonne, Eva and Anette thank
owner of the Hotel Italia Leo Antognoli for hosting the wonderful reunion!

Petrina Lightbourne McPhee, Yvonne Shaw, Leo Antognoli owner of the Hotel Italia, overwhelmed by the roses they gave him as the wonderful Air Bahama Reunion in Luxembourg was going towards its end. Eva Jacobs and Anette Martins Englund on the other side of Leo. Blonde at very right is Georgette Frisch Kohn who did a marvellous job at the Reunion in tending to everybody´s needs. A sweet hostess! Georgette first worked in the Air Bahama town office in Luxembourg and then started flying. Georgette lives in Luxembourg and on the French riviera.












Dinner Saturday July 1, 2000 - 6 pm




Host

Leo Antognoli



Guest of honor

Major Norman Ricketts



Attending Dinner Guests

Adderley-Osterloh, Adela

Bamberg, Betty

Carlen, Lennart

Cash, Anne and Gary

Crawford-Kaye, Gunilla

Englund-Martins, Anette

Eriksson, Anna & Annika Backstrom

Frisch Kohn, Georgette

Hammar-Safstrom, Gunilla

Hastert-Ferron, Claudine

Hays, Anne and Emmett

Hebeler, Liliane

Hessink-Gesell, Marian

Hilderman, Vera & Henry

Hoffman Placide, Anneke

Jacobs, Eva and Roland Franberg

Janssens, Marcel

Johnson, Margret & David Dorsett

Karlson, Elisabeth & Uffe

Kuntziger-Frieders, Betty

Lightbourne-McPhee, Pertrina

Mangen, Diane

Mayer-Rousseaux, Danielle & Ferdy

McDonald, Lee and Bill

Moos-Pauletto, Yvonne

Rolle Schneider, Olivia

Schlesser Matuzewski, Chantal

Shaw, Yvonne & Ian Mortemore

Sigurdsson, Margret and Gunnar

Skoglund-Bergquist, Carin

Topping - McCreery, Mia

Torres, Margie (Ave) & Don

van den Heuvel, Margret

van den Heuvel, Sophia & Eddie

van Oortmartsen, Angelina

Vidal, Gun

Watkins, Vivica




Bredewee Restaurant, Luxembourg Ville

This restaurant sitting on the verge of a tremendous downslope at the old Luxembourg armaments, is owned by Mr. Guy Poirot. The name of the restaurant is Breedewee ("Wideview" in Luxembourgisch!) the address is 9 rue Large and the phone number is 22 26 36 - in case you want to go there .... Gunnar Sigurdsson of Reykjavik, Iceland, Air Bahama Nassau Station Manager in 1969 and wife Doddy. One of their sons is a Loftleidir pilot. Margret Snorradottir Johnson who works at the Atlantic Hotel in Nassau and her companion David. Elisabeth Karlson at far end, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg and at very right Gunilla Hammar Safstrom of London England. What a magic day we had sightseeing in Luxembourg.
It was as tho we never left. It was as tho we´d been there all along ....


Angelina van Oortmarssen is still flying, now for KLM. Angelina lives in Holland. Margie Ave Torres is also in aviation, flying for Delta Airlines out of Atlanta and mostly doing Amsterdam and the US, holding a Dutch language position. Margie and Don live in Florida. Nicole Krettels Burnett, who married famed disc jockey Paul Burnett in Luxembourg, where Paul had his own show on the air. Paul is still busy as a successful radio man. Nicole is a licensed psycologist and they live in England. Gunilla Crawford (Kuylenstierna Kay) is also in aviation. She also flies for Delta, Gunilla Crawford lives in Florida. Eva Thiberg Jacobs now lives in Gothenburg Sweden but lived for many years with Jake in Florida. Now and then Eva works as a fashion model in Gothenburg. Eva is a fabolous dresser and also enjoys interior decorating a lot and has great taste. Anneke Hoffmann Placide lives in Holland and busies herself with interior decoration and does great artistic flower arrangements. Before flying with Air Bahama, Anneke worked as a fashion model in London, England. All those destinies! What a joy to reunite!



Outside the Clairvaux convent in Luxembourg - sightseeing tour with a train from Luxembourg to Clairvaux one hour away from Luxembourg. Anette, Eva, Yvonne and Ian. Elisabeth and husband Ulf and Gunilla in red standing up.







Reunion dinner at the Hotel Italia


Bill McDonald, Elisabeth and Gunnar Sigurdsson welcoming reunion attendants!

Carin Bergquist Skoglund and Olive Rolle Schneider talking with Anne Hays (not facing camera), Major Norman Ricketts entertaining with Sophia vant Hof v d Heuvel´s husband Eddy, Betty Frieders Kunziger at far end.


At the far end of table Captain Emmett Hays and Anne Hays.


David Dorsett, Margreth Johnson´s boyfriend and Gun Vidal, to the right Betty Frieders Kunziger, Gunilla Hammar Safstrom and Major Norman Ricketts.


Anneke Hoffmann Placide and Anna Eriksson


Mia McCreery Topping, Adela Adderley Osterloh, Yvonne Shaw and Ian Mortemore and to the right Margie and Don Torres


Sophie vant Hof van den Heuvel at the very left.


Sophie, Adela and Yvonne.




Nicole Krettels Burnett, Henry Hilderman
and Stephanie Matuzewski,
to the left Bill and Lee McDonald



Margreth Johnson, Angelina van Oortmarssen listening
to a thrilling story told by Olive!


Uffe Karlson, Angelina, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg, to the right Gunilla Kay Crawford.


Margreth Johnson, Vera Hilderman,
Liliane Hebeler and Gunnar Sigurdsson


Uffe and Elisabeth Karlson, now Gyllman