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WESTLUND – Marjorie Annetta (nee Ward)

November 11, 1926 – February 24, 2010

We are saddened to announce that Marjorie passed away after a brief illness at the Peter Lougheed Centre Tuesday at the age of 83.

She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-two years, Donald, and leaves a lifetime of rich memories for her daughters, Drexel (Richard Walker), Janice (David Turner), Carol, Linda (Bill Dier) and sons, David (Louella Loewen) and Peter (Cathy Allen). She will be also be deeply missed by the grandchildren who gave her so much delight: Ann, Emma, Paul, Joelle, Meaghan, Leigh, Kate and David. An exceptional woman and friend, she leaves behind her remaining sister, Eileen Wallace and many nieces and nephews.

Marjorie lived her early years near Carbon, AB and eventually settled in Regina with Donald to raise a family before returning to Calgary in 1970. She graduated from Mount Royal’s Social Work program in 1984 and subsequently worked for the Sonshine Centre in Calgary and later the Municipality of Greenview’s Family and Community Social Services when she and Don moved to their homestead near Valleyview to raise bison. Marjorie was the foundation of a strong connected family and will be forever missed and fondly remembered by those who called her wife, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. We are appreciative for the care and attention she received from the able nurses at Home Care and the staff at Peter Lougheed Hospital.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W.), on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favoured charity.

In living memory of Marjorie Westlund, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. To Linda, Bill, Kate and the entire Westlund family: Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. I know you will all have wonderful memories to share as you celebrate Marjorie’s life.
    Love
    Cathy, John, Sean, Jenn and Kevin

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  2. David & Sandra Robins :

    We have thought about you often as we travel through Calgary. Today in the paper I read of Marje’s passing. We are sorry to see you have lost your family member. She was such a good person and knowledgable about alot. We are sorry for your loss Don and & family.
    Remember us up in Valleyivew and Legion.

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  3. Phil and Pat Greenaway :

    Dear Don
    We were so sorry to read about Marj’s death. Though we are not in Calgary right now, we do send you our heartfelt sympathy. Please pass on our condolences to your family.
    Sincerely
    Phil and Pat Greenaway

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  4. Doug Reichenbach (PGS Onshore and Geokinetics Family :

    Dave and family
    We offer our deepest sympathies for the loss of your dear mother.
    We hope that you and your family are comforted by knowing that your mother now rests in peace and that her qualities as mother, wife and friend will live on in the hearts of all who knew her.
    Our most sincere condolences.

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  5. Elaine & John Gabel :

    Peter, Cathy, and Meaghan

    We are sorry for your loss and hold you in our thoughts and prayers. We have thought of you from time to time and hope that you are all well.

    Deepest Sympathy,
    John, Elaine
    Jesse, Tanya and Erin Gabel
    Sherwood Park, Alberta

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  6. Stan and Vivian Bolter :

    Don: Sorry we were unable to attend Marj’s service. Our deepest condolences to you and family. May you draw strength and hope from one another as you remember your life together with her. Sincerely Stan and Vivian

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