GAUTHIER Frank Frank Gauthier passed away very peacefully at home December 26, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. Frank was born to Frank Sr. and Lillian Gauthier January 20, 1925. He is survived by his children Bonnie (Richard) Patko of Huxley; Dennis and Arlene Gauthier of Saskatchewan; Murray Gauthier of Red Deer. His grandchildren Valerie (Joe) Wright, Steve (Jessica) Patko, and James (Deana) Patko; 5 great-grandchildren, Bradeon and Kristopher Wright, Nichole, Shala, and Steve Jr. Patko. He is also survived by one sister, Emily Duncan of Trochu, and many special nieces and nephews. Also left to mourn Frank's passing is his long time, loving companion and best friend, Faye Schmidt of Elnora. He was predeceased by his parents Frank Sr. and Lillian Gauthier, and his sister Gertrude. Celebration of Frank's life will be held December 30, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Elnora Community Hall. Donations in Frank’s memory may be made to the Alberta Cancer Society or the charity of ones choice. Arrangements entrusted to Prairie Winds Funeral Home, Trochu, Alberta (403)442-2200. Condolences may be e-mailed to

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