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In Loving Memory Of

Marie Emma Ames

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marie Ames on Monday, June 4, 2018, at Mackenzie Place in Grande Prairie, AB at the age of 91 years.

Marie was born April 7, 1927 in Grande Prairie, AB, and raised on the Bayens family farm in Five Mile. She received her teaching degree in 1946. She met Robert while teaching at Lindsay School and they were married in 1949. Together they raised five children on their farm in Bezanson.

Marie was a truly dedicated mother and teacher. After 32 years of teaching at Bezanson School and Sexsmith Elementary School, she retired in 1985.

She leaves to mourn her children: Betty (Harold) Freeman, Jim (Gloria), Allan (Gwen), David (Brenda), and John; grandchildren: Jason, Shawn, William, Derek, Hillary, Curtis, Darren, Kimberley, and Haley; sister Yvonne Blimkie; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Marie was predeceased by her parents Alphonse and Marie Bayens and her loving husband of 51 years Robert.

Prayers will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 5:00pm, at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Grande Prairie (10404 102 St.).

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 11:00am, at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Grande Prairie. Interment to follow at Grande Prairie Cemetery (84th Ave. & 112th St.).

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society (102, 9823 116 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 4B4).

In Loving Memory of

Marie Emma Ames
(Maiden: Bayens)
 

 
 

 
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Prayer Service

Friday, June 8, 2018
5:00 PM
St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church - Grande Prairie
10404 102 St.
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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Funeral Service Details

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, June 9, 2018
11:00 AM
St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church - Grande Prairie
10404 102 St.
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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Interment

Grande Prairie Cemetery
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Following the Service
84th Ave. and 112th St.
Grande Prairie, AB
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