1912-2015 (103 Years Old)

Passed away while taking a morning nap December 8, 2015.

Gertrude was born in Tofield, Alberta to Atley and Miame (Mary) Beairsto. Gertrude will be remembered by her sons: Lester (Muriel) West Kelowna, Donald (Diane) Vernon, Cliff (Joyce) Vernon and daughter-in-law Marina Wenger Calgary. She was blessed with 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Also many extended family members. Sister: Helen (Pete) Keillor Kamloops, as well as many nieces and nephews. Gertrude was predeceased by her parents Atley and Miame Beairsto (nee Videtto), husband Anthony Paul Wenger (Tony) 2001, son Earl Anthony Wenger (2007), daughter-in-law Gina Wenger (2002) and brothers: Reginald Beairsto (1993), Rev Russell Beairsto (2014).

Gertrude had a long loving life, enjoying sewing, quilting, knitting, golfing and travel. She was always trying out new recipes on us at our Sunday dinners. She was a member of UCW at Trinity United Church for many years.

Special thanks to Doctor Larrie Mandreck and the Victorian Seniors Retirement Residence for taking care of Gertrude for many years.

A celebration of Gertrude’s life will be held 2:30 Friday December 18, 2015 at Trinity United Church 3300 Alexis Park Drive, Vernon, BC. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may go directly to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 0155. Condolences may be offered at

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