Gwen Thatcher

Gwen Thatcher

Gwen Thatcher of Rossland, passed away on May 23, 2017. Gwen was born in Flin Flon, Manitoba on February 16, 1932.

In her earlier years, she enjoyed skiing, curling, gardening and most of all, being with her family. In its early years, Gwen was also a part of the Rossland Swimming Pool Executive Committee.

Gwen was predeceased by her husband Jim in 2005, her parents, Max and Margaret Gasena, her brothers, Lloyd and Lawrence and her sister Elaine. She is survived by her two sons, Tim (Karen) and Greg (Lois), her grandchildren; Ryan, Dustin (Leah), Devin (Erin), Brenden and Alisha, her great-grandchildren; Hailey, Emerson and McKenzie as well as her nieces and nephews.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services ™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

Gwen’s family would like to thank the nurses, doctors and staff on both the 2nd and 3rd floor at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Gwen’s name may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at

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