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Mildred Therese Gairdner

July 12, 1922 - June 17, 2012


It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce that Mrs. Mildred (nee Huppie) Gairdner passed away peacefully at the Pines on Sunday, June 17, 2012. She has gone on to join her husband.

Mildred was just three weeks shy of her 90th birthday. She was lovingly known to her grandchildren and great grandchildren as “Nanny”. Mildred was the matriarch of the whole Gairdner/Huppie families and she will be greatly missed. One of her favourite activities was camping at St. Mary”s Lake.

Mildred leaves to mourn her passing her children and grandchildren, Gary (Marlene) Gairdner, Terry (Penny), Jeff and Kimmy; Dale (Sherry) Gairdner, Barry (Misty); Rochelle (Randy) Wallach, Mike (Brinda), Rob (Colleen); Joel (Carrie) Gairdner, Cody, Amber and Logan; and Tammy Gartner. Also left to mourn her passing are her sister and brothers, Gertie Arnfinnson, Tommy Huppie and Peter Huppie and their families. And the lights of her eye, her 10 great grandchildren. Mildred was predeceased by the love of her life, her husband, Joseph Gairdner (1986), her granddaughter Kristen, her sisters Irene and Doreen, brother-in-law Dori, sisters-in-law Marge and Annie.

A Celebration of Mildred”s Life will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Kimberley with Father John Kellogg officiating. Memorial donations may be made in Mildred”s memory to the Kimberley Special Care Home, 386 – 2nd Ave., Kimberley, BC V1A 2Z8 or to Cominco Gardens, 290 Rossland Blvd., Kimberley, BC V1A 2R6. Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Rochelle and Randy Wallach
Relation: Daughter

Rest in peace Mom, you were pretty feisty…. and “the look” will be something that will always be in our memories!
The grandchildren remember it, and we will make sure your great-grandchildren hear of the stories of the wonderful “Nanny fires” at St.Marys.
Be with Dad now and be happy….

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
June 22, 2012
Beginning at 1:00pm

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
502 Church Avenue
Kimberley, BC Canada

502 Church Avenue
Kimberley, BC Canada

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