MARKLINGER GerryPosted: January 2nd, 2013
1929 – 2012
GERALD A. MARKLINGER, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Margaret “Peggy” Marklinger, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at the age of 83 years.
He will be truly missed by his wife Peggy (Wilde) Marklinger and his children Karen Boyd (Bill), Blaise Marklinger (Sandy), and his grandchildren Shayne Hamilton, Levi Guerra (Bev), Devin McKee (Lynsey), Bradley Marklinger (Sandra), Jesse Anderson, Kenzie Anderson, Matthew Marklinger and five great grandchildren. Gerald’s siblings Lorraine Mellin (Max), Myrna Steele (Ken), Harvey Marklinger (Trudy), Connie Hall all residing in California.
Gerry was pre-deceased by his parents, sister Jan Torrance, daughters Kathleen Flak and Loreen Guerra plus many dear friends and relatives. Gerry was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan, on November 18th, 1929. He worked at Whitbeys Hardware in Estevan. He met and married Peggy in Edmonton, Alberta in 1955.
They moved to Raymond where he worked for John Deere, then Bendix and then they moved to Lethbridge where he worked for Nova Corporation as a consultant. Gerry loved to go fishing, hunting and camping and enjoyed spending the winter months in sunny Arizona for many years.
Gerry overcame several health issues until his passing. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend and encouraged to join us at the reception to follow.
A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, A.B. on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 1:00 P.M.
Donations may be made to the CANADIAN KIDNEY FOUNDATION – Lethbridge Chapter – 400, 740 – 4 Avenue South – Lethbridge, Alberta – T1J 0N9 or CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY 317 – 10 Street South Lethbridge, Alberta,T1J 2M7