July 26, 1942 – May 31, 2011
Marilyn Hahnel passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the age of 68 years.
She was born in Regina, SK to James and Theresa Deacon (née Deck). Marilyn loved her grandchildren, her dogs, music and laughter. Although faced with difficulties over the course of her illness, she retained her dignity and above all her sense of humour.
She will be missed by her children Lori (Bruce Kohse), Terry (Anna), Cathie (Andrew Abud) and Greg (Theresa Doell-Hahnel); grandchildren Nick and Dan Kohse, Victor, Oscar, Alex, and Natalie Hahnel; siblings Diane Rudge, Jim Deacon, Barb Aslin, Donna Deacon and Linda Garlick; and companion Austin Griffith.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband Ron and brother Rick Deacon.
At Marilyn’s request, there will be no formal service; a celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the ALS Society of Alberta, Suite 400, 320 – 23rd Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 0J2 (telephone 403-228-3857, www.alsab.ca). Special thanks to Jane, Denise and Jeremy of the ALS Society for your compassion and kindness on the journey, and all her caregivers for their kind care, especially Margaret, Amy, Florence and Tammy.
In living memory of Marilyn Hahnel, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences