Laurie was born in Edmonton Alberta Feb. 11, 1929 and passed away in the Rosefield Centre at Innisfail July 10, 2019. Raised in Innisfree Alta. for the first twelve years of her life she then moved with her family to Innisfail at the age of 12. Laurie worked for Fred’s Food Market in her early years and then concentrated on raising her family and being bookkeeper for her husband Orville and the plumbing business they operated together in Innisfail until retirement. Laurie was predeceased by her husband Orville, her father and mother Laurence and Dorothy Gibbons, her sister Doreen Carr, and brothers Harold and Bob Gibbons. Laurie is survived by her daughters Patricia Derho of San Diego Ca., Barbara Saunders of Bowden and son Hal Willis of Innisfail along with three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
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A memorial service will be held for Laurie at the Innisfail Church of the Nazarene on July 18th at 2 PM. If desired tributes in her memory may be made to the Innisfail Church of the Nazarene or the Innisfail Health Care Centre. Heartland Funeral Services, Ltd., Innisfail entrusted with arrangements. 403-227-0006.