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"Yvonne" Gladys Martinson

Apr 9, 1932 - Sep 19, 2021

Service

  A Graveside interment will be held for family only due to Covid.

Interment

Evergreen Cemetery, Eckville, Alberta

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Memorial donations in Yvonne’s name may be made to the Eckville Manor, Eckville, Alberta.

Obituary

Gladys Yvonne Martinson



Our family is saddened of the death of Yvonne (Gladys) Martinson on Sunday September 19,2021 at the Rimbey Long Term Care at the age of 89 years.

Yvonne was born at Landis Saskatchewan on April 9, 1932. Yvonne finished grade 10 in Saskatchewan and then her family moved to Evergreen Alberta. She worked as a nanny and housekeeper in the community. She met the love of her life, Floyd Martinson when she was 16 and because of her age they had a lot of chaperones. But they did get married in November of 1950 and started their farm life south of Hespero Cemetery. They worked in the bush during the winter months to add to their savings to buy livestock. They finished in 1953 when their first son Brian was born and learned to walk on the dirt floors. Number 2 son Dale came along in 1954. Daughter Eleanor in 1957 and daughter Laureen in 1959.

Yvonne is survived by her children, Brian &Cindy Martinson, Dale & Joan Martinson, Eleanor (Jim) Roberts, Laureen (Doug) Bolin. Eleven grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and ten great great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Floyd in 2016, sister Grace and parents Gladys & Ted Greenwood.

A Graveside interment will be held for family only due to Covid.

Memorial donations in Yvonne’s name may be made to the Eckville Manor, Eckville, Alberta.

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 845 2626

Condolences

Chelsey and Ken Ackerman:

I have many great memories of Auntie Yvonne. Her booming laugh, her excellent meals, her skill at card playing and her amazing memory. We are thinking of all of you and know that she will be missed. Love you all.

Sylvia & Bernie Sundsten:

Our family is sending out our healing prayers to all the family's. Your mother was a hard working farm wife and mother. A very sharing neighbor and good friend to many.
I will always remember her chocolate cake that was taken out to the field meals .

Kerry Praud:

My deepest condolences to all the family. Cherish the special times and hold on to all the memories.

Erwin, Kira, and Curtis Shippelt:

Dale and Joan

Our deepest condolences to you on the loss of your mom! She will always be remembered by all who knew her! Take care! You are in our thoughts!

George and Heather Loomer:

Deepest sympathy to all your families. Losing one's mother is difficult whatever the age.Remember the special times!

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