Gilbertson, Raoul “Fat”


Survived by wife and four children

On Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 Raoul “Fat” Gilbertson passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital at the age of 81 years.

Fat is survived by his loving family; his wife Mary of Hughenden; four children, Vicky (Randy) Shaban of Wainwright, Greg (Linda) Gilbertson of Hughenden, Brian (Doddie) Gilbertson of Hughenden, Henry (Marcia) Gilbertson of Hughenden; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

He is also survived by two brothers, Roy (Elaine) Gilbertson and Bruce Gilbertson as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, John and Evangeline Gilbertson; one son, Kim in 1979; one great grandson, Avery in 2012, three sisters and six brothers.

Keeping with Fat’s wishes no formal funeral services will be held.

If so desired the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation, or West End Fire and Rescue or the charity of the donors choice.

Creech’s Funeral Home, Wainwright, Alberta in care of all arrangements.
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