June 02, 1917 - May 11, 2008
June 02, 1917 - May 11, 2008
DYKER - Dr. Gordon Robinson, passed away on May 11, 2008 at the Good Shepherd Villas, Prince Albert, SK. Gordon was born in Lyleton, MB on June 2, 1917 to Rev. George and Lulu (Robinson) Dyker. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Mary Margaret (Bickle); his children Joan (Dean) Barner of North Bay, ON, Allan (Cheryl) Dyker of Saskatoon, Patricia (Ray) Stauffer of Calgary, AB, Susan (Paul) Kopinya of West Vancouver, BC, Scott Dyker of Burlington, ON; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sisters Margaret (Don) McFadden of Rivers, MB, Jean Dyker of Winnipeg, MB and as well as numerous nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers George, Allan, Lyle and Hedley and daughter-in-law Maria Dyker. Gordon grew up in Manitoba and attended the University of Manitoba achieving his Doctor of Medicine in 1942. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in March of 1943. Following his discharge in February of 1946, he began practicing medicine in Prince Albert. Together with Roy Tisdale and Al Hynes he was one of the founding partners in what is now the Associate Medical Clinic. In 1954, he earned his Certificate in Internal Medicine upon completion of two years of postgraduate study in London, England. He is a life member of the Prince Albert and District Medical Society and the Saskatchewan Medical Association and served on various committees of those associations. Gordon was elected to the Prince Albert Collegiate Board from 1968-1970 and the Prince Albert Public School Board from 1971-1976. In past years he was an active participant in the Wesley United Church community. He was a member of the Kinistino Lodge #1 AF & AM, Shrine Lodge, Rotary Club, Prince Albert Figure Skating Club, Prince Albert Golf and Curling Clubs, and the Lobstick Golf Club. In his youth, Gordon excelled in hockey and baseball. He was also an avid golfer and curler. Gordon won two Nipawin Car bonspiels with the Grant Watson rink and skipped his own rink to the Northern Briar finals and to the Provincial Briar final in 1961. The family wishes to thank Pat Chuey - Director, and the staff of the Good Shepherd Villas for their compassionate care and attention. In lieu of other tributes, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 279 â€" 3rd Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H8 or to the Alzheimer Association of Saskatchewan, 301 â€" 2550 - 12th Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 3X1. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 16, 2008 at the Wesley United Church with Reverend Tony Thompson as the Officiant. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Grayâ€™s Funeral Chapel, Drew Gray, Funeral Director.
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