Gil passed away Nov. 7, 2006 in the Golden Hospital after a brief illness.
Gilbert was born in Eagle Hill, AB on July 4, 1923. He was in the Army during WWII. After returning from England, he worked at various jobs until he started work for the CPR in Golden. He worked for them for over 30 years. He was a member of the Legion, which acted as his second home. He leaves to mourn his passing sister Thelma (Don) Gardner of Invermere, his many nieces, nephews and cousins.
No funeral by his request. A tea of remembrance was held at the Golden Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Nov. 18, 2006 at 2:00 pm.