LORRAINE GOLD (nee BENDER)Posted: October 22nd, 2018
Lorraine Gold (nee Bender) from Medicine Hat, formerly from Maple Creek, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in St. Joseph’s Home, Medicine Hat, at the age of 92 years. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred Asa Gold in 1994.
Lorraine is survived by her daughter Alexia (Gordon) Turner of Castlegar, BC and their children Brennan (Jaime), Avery, Riston (Miran Kim); son John (Heather) Gold of Wetaskiwin, AB and children Bronic (Jamie), Jocelyn (Geoff) Durling, Evrhetton (Jennifer Ortynski); daughter Donna (Dave) Mestdagh of Medicine Hat and daughter Krista Jensen (Kent Kilford); daughter Maxine (Dan) Olmsted of Swift Current and their children Dustin (Jessica Rouleau) and Kaitlin; son Asa (Kerri) Gold of Irvine and their children Sierra and Savannah, James Hardy, Justin Hardy, and Tyrel Anderson. She had 12 great- grandchildren.
She was predeceased by grandsons Sean Olmsted in 1989, Devin Turner in 1992, and son-in-law James Jensen in 1995.
Lorraine’s celebration of life was held at Binkley’s Funeral Home in Maple Creek on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 with son-in-law Dan Olmsted officiating. Grandson Brennan Turner read the eulogy, and daughter-in-law Heather Gold read emails from Lorraine’s grandchildren Bronic Gold and Jocelyn Durling. Grandson Dustin Olmsted and his fiancée Jessica Rouleau performed musical tributes.
Pallbearers were Lorraine’s grandsons, Evrhetton Gold, Brennan Turner, Avery Turner, Riston Turner, Dustin Olmsted, and Tyrel Anderson. Interment took place at the Maple Creek Cemetery.
Friends who wish to honour Lorraine further may make a donation to the Maple Creek Jasper Centre or to a charity of their own choice. Binkley’s Funeral Service, Maple Creek & Leader entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at binkleysfuneralservice.com.