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July 6, 1940 - July 4, 2022
In Loving Memory ~
With broken hearts, we announce the passing of our beloved Gil Sadler, who passed away July 4, 2022 in To no General Hospital, two days before his 82nd birthday. Born in Calgary on July 6, 1940, Gil was the fourth of six children born to James and Doris Sadler. When Gil was 2 months old, the family migrated to Victoria, BC, in an old '27 Chev with Gil travelling in a plush car seat, aka a cardboard box. As a young adult he attended Millar College of the Bible in Pambrun, Saskatchewan, where he met the lovely Hilda Klassen.
Gil and Hilda were married on October 4, 1963, spent their first four years together in Victoria, and then moved to Tofino where they raised their three sons and happily remained for the rest of their lives. Gil did carpentry for many years and the first building he built, alongside his brother Jim, was Walter's Store, which is now known as LA Grocery/Epic Pharmacy. Eventually, Gil developed a passion for shing and many locals will remember his longtime troller, the 'Reva J'. Gil had a deep love for music and we will miss his beautiful bass voice that he lent to church services, barbershop quartets and finally the Tofgino/Ucluelet choir for 2 years before his health declined. The annual family hunting trips will not be the same without him.
Gil is pre-deceased by his precious wife, Hilda Sadler, brothers Jim Sadler (Ruth), Keith Sadler (Grace), and is survived by his sons Shayne (Mel), Randy (Pauline), and Rick (Damaris) Sadler, 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, brother Colin Sadler (Marge), sisters Miriam Leggett and Sylvia Johnson, and many extended family members. Gil will be greatly missed by all who knew him, but we are also grateful that he is no longer suffering and is nally home with his "Lovely Lord" Jesus.
A Celebration of Life for both Gil & Hilda will be held at the home of Randy & Pauline Sadler at 650 Parlee Place, on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

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Celebration of Life
Saturday, July 30, 2022
1:00 PM
Home of Randy & Pauline Sadler at 650 Parlee Place

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