Posted: March 1st, 2023

SKRETTING 1957 – 2023 GERALD SAMUEL SKRETTING, of Enchant, passed away peacefully in Calgary, on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at the age of 65 years.
Gerald is survived by his mother Ionne, brother Allan (Ruth), sister Muriel (Brent), brother Lesley, brother Darwin (Sherri) and sister Marilyn, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his father Gudmund and sister-in-law Cindy (Lesley).
Gerald was born on April 21, 1957. He was the second son of Gudmund and Ionne Skretting. He was raised on the family farm and attended the Enchant, and then Vauxhall schools. Gerald helped out on the farm before moving to Lethbridge, where he was employed by the Alberta Wheat Pool. In 1996, Gerald returned to the Enchant area and remained in the area until his passing.
Gerald enjoyed hunting and horseback riding. One of the highlights in his life was participating in the Centennial Cattle Drive, from Buffalo Alberta (a ghost town that is located just south of Red Deer River, near Jenner) to Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Gerald was a kind person, and he will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Friends are invited to gather with the family for a time of remembrance at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, March 3, 2023 between 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Gerald will be laid to rest privately in a Family Graveside Service in Enchant.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Gerald, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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