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VETTERS – Marion Irene (nee Clarke)

May 13, 1929 – December 29, 2009

Marion Irene Vetters of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital
after a brief illness, on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at the age of 80 years.

Marion was born on May 13, 1929, in Macleod, AB. Her life was devoted to being a loving wife to Norm of fifty-five years, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Brenda Wiltshire of Calgary, Valerie (Bruce) Kirby of Edmonton and Terri (George) Lache of North Vancouver, B.C., as well as five grandchildren, Carol Hands (Andy), Chris Cottingham, Tera Kirby, Michelle (Edward) Everard and Mark (Tina) Meikle. Marion will also be remembered by her great-grandchildren (“Deed’s Kids”), Mackenzie Cottingham, Bailey Marno, Devon and Hayden Everard, Alex and Samantha Meikle, Giordano De Rosa; two sisters, Geraldine Mortimer, Barbara Lechuk and brother-in-law Pete Lechuk. Marion was predeceased by her husband Norm and her parents Walter and Mary Clarke.

At Marion’s request no funeral service will be held. You may forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

In living memory of Marion Vetters, 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.

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  1. Dr. Mark Grainger :

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I have fond memories of Marion sharing her love and pride in her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. It was an honor knowing her.

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  2. Sharon and John Niedermaier :

    John and I wish to send our condolences to Marion’s family. We were so sorry to hear of Marion’s passing. Please accept our condolences. God Bless you all!

    Sharon and John Niedermaier

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