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Hilma Carlson

1943 ~ 2022 (age 78)


The family of the late Hilma Carlson age 78 of Yorkton SK sadly announce her passing on March 13, 2022 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre, Yorkton SK.

Hilma Louise Carlson: July 31, 1943 - March 13, 2022. Born in Ponteix, SK to Ernest and Hilma (Ericksson) Carlson, she was the youngest of eight children. She went to school at Westerliegh School, finished high school in Ponteix, and went to college in Regina. She worked a variety of jobs from Regina to Northern BC. Hilma lived, worked, and raised her family in Swift Current, SK. She moved to Yorkton, SK in June 2020 to be with family.  

Hilma loved her family, traveling, sewing, baking, and crocheting. Many people were blessed by her baking for special occasions, or a gift of a project made especially for them. Her generous spirit, her kindness, her smile, and her humor will be missed by all who knew her. Hilma was also known for her perseverance and strength, and it was those characteristics that she displayed in her last months. 

Hilma was predeceased by her parents, brothers Art(Isola) Carlson, Bert(Terry) Carlson, Edwin(Charlotte) Carlson, and Eric Carlson, and her sisters Vera(Walder) Sekieta, Doris Wright, and Ruth(Delbert) King as well as her brothers-in-law Jim(Dolores) Gillis, Stan(Doreen) Gillis, Tony Panko, Robert Eger, and sisters-in-law Elva(Earl) Baker and Laura Gillis. She is survived by her sisters-in-law Marie Carlson, Bernice Panko, and Elaine Eger. Her children Christine (Randy) Hastings, Diana Gillis, Dan (Sherry) Gillis, and Ron(Anita) Gillis, her grandchildren: Emily(CJ), James, Austin, Sha-Lynn, Ben, Laura, Ava, and Madelin as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and countless friends. Her last message was a call for love and kindness to others.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday March 19, 2022 at 1:30 from the chapel at Christie's Funeral Home and Crematorium Yorkton SK. with Rev. Deborah Smith officiating.  Interment to follow in the Yorkton City Cemetery.  The service will be live streamed starting at 1:20 please click on the attached link

Donations in memory of Hilma may be made to the Yorkton Regional Health Centre.

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Funeral Service
March 19, 2022

1:30 PM
Christie's Funeral Home & Crematorium
121 Palliser Way
Yorkton, SK S3N 4C6

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