Gilbert Eino Anderson passed away at the Golden & District General Hospital on Sunday, April 4th, 2010 at the age of 79 years. A Memorial Reception was held at the Golden Legion Hall on Sunday afternoon, April 11th. Flowers are acceptable.
Gilbert was born in Ponoka, Alberta on July 27, 1930 and had been a resident of Golden since 1967. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and photography. Gilbert especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Gilbert was predeceased by five brothers and one sister: Clarence in 1949, Rudolph in 1980, Esther in 1994, Carl in 2000, Donald in 2007 and Albert in 2010 as well as his good friend June Butler in 2009. He is survived by two children: Anita (Glen) Mason of Golden and Alfred (Anne) Anderson of Vancouver; four grandchildren: Jenn (Morgan) Lumley, Travis, Micheal and Alycia; brother Elmer Anderson of Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, sister Shirley (Jim) Ehl of Fort Assiniboine, Alberta; numerous nieces and nephews and his good friend George Wells of Golden.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.