McNally- Mrs. Esme Gertrude McNally


    McNally- Mrs. Esme Gertrude McNally (nee Gaff) of Rolling Hills and beloved wife of the late Clayton McNally, passed away in Brooks on Sunday, June 28th, 2020 at the age of 91 years. Gertrude was born in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan on July 11th, 1928 to Dennis and Vienna Gaff. Gertrude received her schooling in Maple Creek.  She married Clayton on July 11th, 1953 and farmed near Excel, Alberta until 1961.  In 1961 they moved to Rolling Hills to continue farming, bringing with them 6 children and another on the way.  After Clayton’s passing in 1996, she continued to farm in Rolling Hills up until 2011, when she moved to Brooks.  Gertrude is predeceased by her husband Clayton and a son Dean.  She is survived by 2 sons, Brent and Jim; 4 daughters, Elaine, Sherrie, Della and Lori and numerous descendants thereof.  No public services will be held.


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