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October 25, 1920 – September 21, 2011

We are sad to announce that Gerda Kilian passed on September 21, 2011 at the age of 90 years.

Gerda was born October 25, 1920 in Koenigsberg, East Prussia and immigrated to Canada in 1982.

Gerda is survived by her sons, Frank and Gunnar Kilian, daughters-in-law, Cornelia and Angelika Kilian. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lena, Stephanie, Lucas, and Max.

She was predeceased by her husband Joachim Kilian.

Condolences may be forwarded through We would like to thank the staff at the Cochrane Bethany Care for the competent and compassionate care they have provided for so many years.

In living memory of Gerda Kilian, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.

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  1. Shortly after Pat and I moved to Cochrane, Gerda and Joachim became our next door neighbours and eventually two of our best friends.
    Pat loved Gerda and we have missed them both.
    Please know our sorrow on her passing.

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  2. Kes and Ilse Salkauskas :

    We would like to extend our condolences to the family. We will always remember Gerda’s friendly smile.

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