Gertrude McPherson Shields (nee Heinrichs)
Gertrude passed away peacefully with family at her side on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Mont St. Josephâ€™s Home, at the end of her 99th year. She was born on July 24, 1909 in Aberdeen, SK to John and Anna Heinrichs. She went to teachers college, then became a hair instructress at LaBelle & Marvel (Mrs. Mac) until her retirement. Trudy enjoyed retirement to its fullest, taking many trips by land and sea. She loved to socialize with friends and family as well as playing bridge and painting. Following the death of her second husband she returned to Prince Albert to be close to family. Trudy was a very kind, honest and gracious lady. Trudy is survived by her daughter Colleen Kubica & her children Carole (Brian) Buyan & their children Kevin, Jen and Heather, Perry (Karen) Kubica & their children Kenneth, Leo and Janelle, Dale Kubica, and Keith (Michelle Harasyn) Kubica; her step-son Jim (Elta) Shields & family; her sister Eleanor (Ove) deConnick Smith and brother-in-law Doug Kemlo. She was predeceased by her husbands Allan McPherson & Aaron Shields; her son-in-law Frank Kubica; her sister Marjorie Kemlo and her brother Bill (Mary) Heinrichs. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at Mont St. Joseph Home, 777 â€" 28th Street East, Prince Albert, SK with Celine Hudon officiating. In lieu of other tributes, memorial donations can be made to Mont St. Joseph Foundation. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's Funeral Chapel, Marianne Turcotte, Funeral Director.
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