Margaret Bertha Hutchison (Erickson)
February 1, 1921 – July 24, 2016
It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of our mom, grandma, sister and aunt, who passed away peacefully, at the age of 95 years, on July 24th at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook B.C.
Margaret was born in Cranbrook to Matilda and Olaf Erickson. She was one of 12 children, 9 of whom reached maturity… 5 boys and 4 girls.
After graduating from high school, she took 3 years of nurses training at the St. Eugene Hospital in Cranbrook. She graduated as an RN with top marks, and was class valedictorian.
On April 8, 1944 she married Robert (Bob) Hutchison. They made their home in Kimberley, BC where they raised their 4 children. They lived there 30 years and then moved to Wasa B.C.
She was predeceased by her parents, 7 siblings, and husband Bob of 60 years.
She is survived by her 4 children: daughter Arla (Rod) Monteith; grandsons Steve (Leah); Colin (Sarah) and great grandson Evan. Sons David and Philip. Daughter Nancy (Nick) Barnett; grandsons Chris, Cory (Allura) great grandson Gavin; one sister Esther Lindhorst, and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Dr. Clay and the staff at the Kimberley Medical Clinic, Home Care, Garden View staff and the doctors and nurses at the Cranbrook hospital for their excellent care and kindnesses
At her request there will be no service. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. Those wishing to make donations may do so to a charity of their choice
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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