Posted: November 8th, 2012

GINA MARIE ZILKE (Kawade) beloved wife of Murray Zilke, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the age of 41.
Gina was born December 18, 1970, the first child of Gene and Shannon Kawade. She was raised and attended school in Raymond. In 1989 she graduated and choose to attend college at LCC. She met Murray and they married on November 3, 1990. They made their home in Lethbridge where they raised Jessica and Jonathan. Gina worked at Fabricland, as a Floor Manager, and was a favorite of many customers. Gina loved to cook, sew and create gifts for her family and friends and was an avid reader.
Gina will be missed by her children Jessica and Jonathan; parents Gene and Shannon Kawade; her mother-in-law Mary Zilke; her grandmother Lea Robinson; siblings Carrie (Ronnie Duke) Helgerson and Jeff (Kathy) Kawade; her brother-in-laws Brian Zilke, Kevin (Terri) Zilke and her sister-in-law Valerie (Neil) Ogden; eleven nieces and nephews and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Gina was predeceased by her son Nicholas James; father-in-law Edward Zilke; grandparents Shinichi and Shizuyo Kawade and Dooley Robinson.
A Memorial Service will be held on November 8, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703 – 13th Street North, Lethbridge. If you wish to honour Gina’s memory please donate to Alberta Cancer Society, 317 – 10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7 in lieu of flowers or koden.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email: condolences@generationsfh.ca
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