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Marion Forbes

August 23, 1929 ~ May 21, 2018 (age 88)

Forever In Our Hearts

Marion Forbes

August 23, 1929 ~ May 21, 2018

On May 21st, 2018 Marion passed away at the Edson and District Continuing Care Facility. She was 88 and half years old.

Marion was born at Fulham and spent most of her life in the Fulham area. She moved to Edson in 2003, where she spent the next 11 years volunteering at Parkland Lodge and the Thrift Shop, plus spent many hours visiting with friends and family at Continuing Care and at the Hospital.

In 2014 she suffered a stroke and entered Edson and District Continuing Care, where she never lost her kind, gentle way and was always thankful for whatever anyone did to help her.

Marion is survived by her loving family: daughter Janet (Tim) Fossheim; son Ken Forbes; grandchildren Jerry Fossheim, Dale (Jennifer) Fossheim, Lyle (Crystal) Fossheim, Martin (Samantha) Fossheim and Robert Forbes; great-grandchildren Dawson Tremblay; Megan Fossheim, Erik Fossheim, Jesse Fossheim and Blair Fossheim; sister Isabella (William) Dixon and brother-in-law George Forbes. There are also numerous nieces, nephews and friends to mourn her loss.

Marion was predeceased by her beloved husband Frank in 1998; infant son William Frank in 1958 and daughter-in-law Bobbi-Jo in 2011; as well as her siblings Agnes See, Thomas Lambie Jr., Grace West, Christina Fallbacker, Janet Lambie, Elizabeth Fallbacker and Ann Becker.

Marion will be remembered for her kind, gentle way by family and friends.

Funeral Services will take place on May 30th, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Fulham Community Centre, with interment at the Shining Bank Cemetery to follow.

As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of Marion, memorial contributions can be made to the Edson Seniors Transportation Society, the Edson Continuing Care Facility, the Fulham Community Centre or the Shining Bank Cemetery in care of Foothills Memorial Chapel – Edson Funeral Home P.O. Box 6358 Edson, Alberta T7E 1T8 or can be made in person at our office located at 5040 6th Ave. Edson, Alberta.

The family thanks you for your kindness and support ~ it is appreciated.

Foothills Memorial Chapel – Edson Funeral Home have been entrusted with the care and arrangements ~ 780-723-3575.

Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our website at www.foothillsmemorialchapel.com.

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