In Loving Memory Of

Kathleen Brown Benson

June 26, 1924 - August 24, 2012


Kathleen Brown Benson, longtime resident of Sexsmith, Alberta, went to heaven on Friday, August 24, 2012, at the age of 88 years. Kathleen was born to the late Peter and Katharine Jantz on June 26, 1924 in the town of Swalwell, Alberta. Kathleen was a loving wife and mother. She was a longtime member of the Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Sexsmith. She loved to knit caps for the babies at the QEII Hospital. Kathleen will be sadly missed by her husband Bert, son Don Gillies of Grande Prairie; daughter Dorreen (Lock) of Oliver, BC; sisters Agnus of Pouce Coupe, Ella of Grande Prairie, Matilda of Grande Prairie, Anna of Grande Prairie, Mary of Crooked Creek, Mable of Pouce Coupe; one grandchild Janet; two great-grandchildren Kara-lee and Ty; one great-great-grandchild Josie; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeaceased by her first husband Hugh Gillies, her son Hugh Gillies, her sister Martha and brothers Simon, John, Leonard and Sam; one granddaughter Lisa. Viewing will be held prior to the service on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:45am at Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Sexsmith, Alberta. Funeral service will follow at 1:00pm. Interment will be held at the St. Stephen’s Anglican Church Cemetery, North Kleskin, following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.


Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with 'Aunt Katie' and her family at this time. May God bless you all. Sandra

posted by Sandra Hall Dempsey, West Lake ON : Aug 27, 2012



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