1929 ~ SHIRLEY GILL ~ 2018

Posted: September 20th, 2018

Shirley Laura Amelia Gill, beloved wife of Donald Vernon Gill, passed away in Medicine Hat on Monday, September 17th, 2018 at the age of 88 years. In addition to her husband of 66 years and 10 months, she leaves behind her son, Jim (Linda) Gill and their children, Lindsay Johnson, Tara Gottselig, Kendra Gill and Curtis Gill; daughter, June (Oscar) Saulit and June’s children, Matthew Poirier and Amber Mogus; daughter, Lorna (Kris Eldred Gill; son, Jerrold Gill; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Theodoria Gloria Brehm; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Theodore Brehm and Amelia Lukowitch Brehm; a brother, Antony Brehm; and two sisters, Nettie Brehm and Iris Solinski. Shirley was born on December 2nd, 1929 on the Brehm family farm outside of Leader, Saskatchewan. She attended nursing school at Providence Hospital in Moose Jaw, graduating in 1951. She worked at the Leader Hospital. She married Don Gill of Leader, Saskatchewan on November 17th, 1951. Shirley became a farm wife who was active and involved with her four children and later her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and Don retired to Medicine Hat in 1990. She delighted in spending time with family, traveling, taking walks and staying active. She also was involved in the community, both in Leader and later in Medicine Hat. Shirley was a Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star; past president of the Figure Skating Club; a volunteer for a variety of causes, including the cancer and heart associations and in support of palliative care; a member of the Medicine Hat Golf Club; and a member of a women’s bridge club. A Memorial Service will be held at Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Memorial gifts in Shirley’s memory may be made to the Parkinson Association of Alberta, #101, 928 Allowance Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 3G7. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Shirley Gill. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

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