Marilyn “Jeanette” McLaughlin
was born on December 17th, 1931 in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan, one of five children born to Seymour & Melina Gjerde, and passed away on April 23rd, 2013 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 81 years.
Jeanette will be lovingly remembered by her three children, Brenda, “Bobby” and Bradley; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild (and one on the way!); two sisters, Evie Cox of Vernon, B.C. and Elaine (Ed) Becker of White Rock, B.C.; one brother, Walter (Verna) Gjerde of Prince George, B.C. and numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Rustad.
In respecting Jeanette’s wishes, she was cremated and there will be a family gathering to celebrate her life at a later time. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Jeanette to the SPCA, 4800 Haney Road, Vernon, B.C. V1H 1P6.
Cremation arrangements were made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5