KENNETH GOSSELINPosted: November 1st, 2012
September 29, 1927 ~ October 25, 2012
Mr. Kenneth Arthur Gosselin, beloved husband of Mrs. Lily Gosselin of St. Albert, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Sturgeon Community Hospital, St. Albert, AB., at the age of 85 years. He was born to Arthur and Deborah Gosselin in Lafleche, SK., and grew up on the family farm. Kenneth married the love of his life, Lily Edvardson in Medicine Hat on April 17, 1951 and shared 61 years of wedded bliss together. Ken enjoyed fishing and loved hunting wild life. He was a proud member of the Elks and the Eagles in Medicine Hat as well as other places they moved and lived. Ken was an outstanding member of the Medicine Hat Police Service for 17 years, upon moving his family to Calgary in 1967, he started with the Highway Patrol working with the Department of Transportation and retired at the age of 55 years. Upon retirement from the DOT, Ken and Lily embarked on their month long dream vacation to Alaska. He also shared in one of the proudest moment a father could experience, when he walked his daughters down the isle on their wedding days. Kenneth will be forever remembered in the hearts of his wife, Lily; children, Delphine (Perley) MacDonald, Barry Gosselin, Larry Gosselin, Brenda Macaulay, Lloyd Gosselin and grandchildren, Leanne (Dave) McKay and Tammy MacDonald. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Deborah Gosselin; son, Bruce Gosselin and son-in-law, Kerry Macaulay. A Celebration of Kenneths life will take place at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Barrett Scheske officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cooksouthland.com) If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Kenneths name may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, #124, 40 – 6th Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2S8. Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta. T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455 Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta. T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455
Dearest Delphine and family;We are so very sorry to hear of your dads passing.May it help to know that many caring thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. With deepest sympathy;Dave and Toni-Ann Petersen.
May your memories bring you comfort. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. The service was very nice.
Dearest Lily, although much time has passed and the years slip away, you and your family have always remained in my heart. I hope you are well and I hope to one day see you again. Condolences on the passing of Ken.