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Gordon Rumpel, major owner, passes at 85

02:59 AM 11 Dec 2014 NZDT
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Charles Juravinski, Illa Rumpel, Gord Rumpel, Harry Poulton, Mike Lachance and Matts Scooter
Painting by Thomas Allen and Paul W.
On The Road Again
Matt's Scooter

After a brave fight against cancer, longtime Standardbred owner and friend to harness racing Gordon Rumpel of Calgary, Alta. passed away on Monday, December 8 at the age of 85.

Gordon Rumpel is most frequently associated with two Hall of Fame pacers: On The Road Again and Matt's Scooter.

Survived by son Glen (Erin); grandchildren Sara (Kyle), Matthew, Lucas and his great-grandson Henry. Gord was predeceased by his wife Illa and his son Jimmy.
 
Arrangements are pending and will be posted when finalized.
 
From Standardbred Canada
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