On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Gordon Bourque of Buffalo Lake, AB passed away at the age of 68 years. Gordon is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Irene Bourque of Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement, sons Gene (Shannon), Kevin, Stacy (Angie), Todd (Carol), daughter Cindy (Dean), grandchildren BJ, Mathew, Deirdra, Montana, Faith, Arianna, Jane, Brothers Joseph (Jenny), Terry (Gwen), Sisters Lucille (Murray), Hazel (Glen), Freida (Peter), Tina (Dennis), Brian (Karen), special sister-in-law Hilda, Numerous nephews, nieces, relatives.
Gordon is predeceased by his parents Patrick Jean Bourque, Victoria Marie Bourque, son Kenny Bourque (passed away at birth), brothers Kenny Bourque, Patrick Bourque, Teddy Bourque, Lucien Bourque, sister Joan Bourque and special uncle Albert Huppie.
A wake/celebration of life took place on Friday March 1, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. and Funeral Services were held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.at the Buffalo Lake Recreation Centre with Mr. Claude Desjarlais officiating and interment followed in the Buffalo Lake Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Todd Bourque, Darcy Bourque, Merle Bourque, Brauc Bourque, Travis Merchant, Cory Reid.
Honourary Palbearers were: Robert McDonald, Gilbert Howse, Peter (Jr.) Blyan, Dennis Reid, Brian Bourque, Murray Kravik, Robert Cardinal, Roger Cunningham.