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GERTRUDE [TRUDY] WALKER



WALKER, Gertrude [Trudy]
WALKER, Gertrude (Trudy) - 73, Thorburn, Pictou Co., died Sunday, November 1, 1998, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Holland, she was a daughter of the late Hendrick and Gezeina Van Der Laan. Prior to immigrating to Canada as a war bride, she had spent her earlier years in Holland. She was a resident of Thorburn for all of her married life, where she was a member of Union Presbyterian Church. She was a former employee of Zeller's Ltd, and was an avid gardener. She was a member of LOBA Lodge, Thorburn. She is survived by daughter, Trudy (Mrs. Burt Langille) Stellarton; speical (sic) nephew, Donald Ettinger, Kennetcook; brother-in-law, Gordon Walker, Ontario; grandchildren, Leanne, Nikki, Kris and great-granddaughter, Kaileight; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; four sisters, in Holland. Her remains are resting in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow with visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Union Presbyterian Church, Rev. Glenn MacDonald officiating. Burial in Thorburn Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.


[Halifax Herald, Tuesday, November 3, 1998]

Compiled by: Karen Farmer


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