June 3, 1948 – February 21, 2012
Marleen has left us far too soon. She passed away on February 21, 2012 surrounded by the love of her family at the Foothills Country Hospice at Okotoks.
Marleen grew up in Sperling and Carman, MB and lived in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Estevan, Toronto and Calgary. Family and friends meant everything to Marleen and she cherished every moment, day and memory shared with them.
She is survived by her husband Glen, daughters and sons-in-law Lorie Hammer-Cowley and Dave Cowley, Jane and Dominic Scozzafava, Tricia and Alister Twarzynski; grandchildren Lauren and Kristopher Cowley, Jamie Hammer, Dominic and Elizabeth Scozzafava and Alexis and Danica Twarzynski, sister Sandra Howland; brothers Kerry, Bruce, Leigh and Dennis Young and many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Marleen’s family would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful people who helped her in so many ways as she travelled through her difficult journey over the last few months.
A Celebration of Marleen’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Foothills Country Hospice Society, P.O. Box 274, Okotoks, AB, Telephone: (403) 995-4673, www.countryhospice.org or to any medical charity of your choice.
In living memory of Marleen Russell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences