Posted: January 18th, 2016

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Lana Louise Sutherland-Gilmar, beloved wife, cherished mother, adored grandmother, sweet sister and endeared friend left to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016. Lana’s happy upbringing on the farm instilled a deep love in her for the prairies. The love, joy, and hope in Lana’s heart was as limitless as the expansive prairie sky and all those who knew her were blessed to have Lana in their lives. Lana leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Derek Gilmar; her children, Lindsay (Jon) Rowe, Carla (Trent) Deschamps, Melodie Gilmar (and her partner, Ian Bodiou), Adrian (Jodi) Gilmar and Cameron Gilmar (and his fiancée, Elizabeth Gallant); grandchildren, Felix, Tess, Beatrice, Cosette, Jacob, Shepherd, Gabriel, Emily, Aidan, Ainsley, Jorden, Shellden and Kimberley; one brother; three sisters; Derek’s father, Robert Gilmar (and his partner, Trudy MacDonald); brother-in-law, Brian (Gaydene) Gilmar; sister-in-law, Sharon Gilmar (and her partner, Mike Stewart); as well as several nieces and nephews. Lana was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Marjorie Sutherland; one brother, Woody Sutherland; mother-in-law, Margaret Gilmar; and nephew, Warren Gilmar. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, on Monday from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. and at RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH, 1101 Queen Street SE, Medicine Hat, on Tuesday from 1:00 until 1:55 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH, on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Steve Pahl officiating. Memorial gifts in Lana’s memory may be made to Carmel Hospice (St. Joseph’s Home), 156 – 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A M51 or to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, c/o Medicine Hat and District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Condolences may be sent through or to subject heading Lana Sutherland-Gilmar. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, Medicine Hat, Alberta. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 1-800-317-2647.

One Condolence for “SUTHERLAND-GILMAR Lana”

  1. Bonnie reid says:

    To the family of Lana,
    So very sorry for your loss. I knew Lana from the college & she was the most lovely person. Lana always had a soft smile & the kindness of an angel. Thinking of you as you say goodbye to a very special person.

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