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GERTRUDE MAY TEMPLETON
Born: May 22, 1921
Date of Passing: Jul 27, 2017Offer Condolences or Memory
GERTRUDE MAY TEMPLETON With heavy hearts, the family of Gertrude May Templeton announce her passing at Fairview Home in Brandon on Thursday, July 27, 2017, with family by her side. Gertie was born May 22, 1921 in Newdale, Manitoba to Jim and Sarah Milne. She married Tom Templeton in 1947 and they eventually settled in Holland, Manitoba where they raised their family. Gertie will be lovingly remembered by her children, Carol (Jim) Campbell of Winnipeg and Jim (Lynne) of Regina; grandsons, Mike (Julie) and Tom Templeton; great-grandchildren, Claire and Leif Templeton; sisters, Margaret and Olive Templeton, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Tom; sisters, Elsie Wilson and Florence Brown, and nephews, Bruce Templeton and Alister Wilson. Gertie's teaching career began in 1940 with retirement in 1983. She truly loved her family but also her students and fellow teachers. The family would like to thank all the staff at Fairview Home, especially the staff on the 5th floor, for the exceptional care afforded to Gertie and her family. Gertie will be laid to rest in a private graveside ceremony at a later date. Donations in memory of Gertie may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 10-120 Donald St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4G2. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. You will always be missed and never forgotten. Thank you for all your love and generosity. We love you Mom. May you rest in peace. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements with Memories Chapel, Brandon, 1-855-727-0330.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 05, 2017
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