Obituary for Freda Norma Gillespie (Lindemood)
FREDA NORMA GILLESPIE
1913 – 2017
With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dear mother Freda Moore- Gillespie at Sunset Manor in Innisfail, Alberta.
Mom was born on December 14, 1913 and passed away on November 14, 2017 (one month shy of 104 years).
She was the youngest child of Samuel and Lydia “Jenny” Lindemood of the Westling District, where she was raised and took her schooling in the local country school house. In 1929 she married Leslie Moore and together they had eleven children. After living in various communities in Alberta they settled in Lacombe in 1967 where they lived until Les’s passing in 1977. Six years later in July 1983, she married Delbert Gillespie and they moved to Innisfail.
Freda is survived by seven of her children: June Wiancko of Ponoka; Melvin (Noreen) Moore of Coaldale; Clarence (Betty) Moore of Innisfail; Vera (Roy) Johnson of Penticton, British Columbia; Ethel Hingsburger of Sundre; Shirley Haakonson and Larry Moore both of Lacombe; one daughter in law: Marie Moore of Innisfail; thirty six grandchildren; seventy five great grand children and thirty six great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two husbands: Leslie and Delbert; her parents; one infant daughter Norma; three sons: George of Innisfail, Robert of Cranbrook, British Columbia and Kenneth of Morningside, Alberta; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one daughter in law Irene Moore of Cranbrook, British Columbia; three sons in law: Harold Wianeko of Ponoka, Roy Hingsburger of Sundre and Arnold Haakonson of Lacombe; two brothers and one sister.
A Funeral service for the late Freda Gillespie will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #104, Innisfail, Alberta on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be held at the Saron Lutheran Church Cemetery.Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Innisfail entrusted with arrangements. 403-227-0006. www.heartlandfuneralservices.com