Marie passed away peacefully on February 5th, 2011 at Sunridge Place in Duncan, BC at the age of 94.
She was born on January 13th, 1917 in Littleier, MB but spent most of her childhood years in Spiritwood, SK. Upon finishing school, Marie moved to Jasper, AB where she met the love of her life, George. They married in ’53 and settled in Youbou, BC where they went on to raise 2 children.
Marie enjoyed cooking, swimming in the lake, going to church and had a passion for animals, especially hummingbirds.
Marie is survived by husband George, daughter Anna (David), son George (Lorelei) grandchildren; Jennifer, Melissa, Rachel, and Rebecca, great grandchildren: Katie, Jacob, and Rhys and brother August (Betty) Martel.
A memorial service was held on Friday, February 11th at 1:00pm at St. Louis De Montfort Catholic Church in Lake Cowichan.
The family wishes to thank Ron and all the staff at Beech House at Sunridge Place for the wonderful care they all provided to Marie. She will be missed by all.