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1933 - 2020

Mr. Gordon Elefson of Innisfail, Alberta passed away at Sunset Manor, Innisfail, Alberta on Friday, May 15, 2020 at the age of 87 years. 

Gordon was born in the Birch Hills District, Saskatchewan to Oscar and Sigrid Elefson, who immigrated from Norway.  He was the youngest son of four boys, and he grew up living on a farm in Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan.  He later settled in North Battleford, and the Lakes in that area.  Gordon was an avid fisherman and a great hunter. 

He spent the past many years in Innisfail, Alberta, involved with his family and their many activities.  He was always a kind man with a loving heart.  He will be lovingly remembered by his son, Ron (Joy) and their children, Amy and Morgan (Rebekkah), his daughter, Raylene (Daryl) Czuy and their children, Joelle (Adam) and Tyson, his son, Michael (Sandy) and their children, Brenna and Jamie; as well as three great grandchildren, Jaxon, Luca, Lauren and Adalynn.  He will also be sadly missed by numerous nieces, nephews and family.

 Gordon was predeceased by a son, Laurie, his parents, Oscar and Sigrid and his brothers. A Celebration of Gordon’s Life will be held at North Battleford, Saskatchewan, at a later date. If desired, Memorial Donations in Gordon’s honor may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, Box 4500 Stn South, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 9Z9 or at Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of: Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., 4415 – 49 Street. Innisfail, Alberta. Phone: 403.227.0006