In Loving Memory Of

Mark Charles Prout

January 13, 1959 - October 23, 2009


On Friday, October 23, 2009 Mark Prout, husband, father, son, and brother passed away suddenly at the age of 50 years. Mark was the eldest of three children born in Sarnia, Ontario. At nine years of age the family moved to Fort McMurray. Five years later, with a short stay in St. Albert, the family moved to their acreage in Wetaskiwin. There Mark completed high school. Mark attend NAIT and completed both a Business degree and a Journeyman Instrumentation Technician certificate. Real estate appraisal was another accomplishment of Mark. He met Marie at Wetaskiwin Safeway where they both worked. In August 1984, Mark and Marie were married. They lived in Edmonton, Fox Creek, Wabamun Lake, Drayton Valley and Grande Prairie. Their two children, Amy and Kelsey joined the family respectively. Mark enjoyed golfing, curling, snowmobiling, skiing, camping and summer and winter vacations. Mark will be forever remembered by his wife and life partner Marie and their precious daughters, Amy and Kelsey; by his mother Marie E. Prout, his sister Karen (Neil Grant) and his brother Jeff. Mark will also be forever remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends. In 2007, Mark was predeceased by his father, Ted Prout. An open viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 28, at 3:00 - 5:00 PM at Oliver’s Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005 - 107 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB. A Celebration of Mark’s life will take place on Thursday, October 29, at 11:00 A.M., at St. Paul


He will be there to guide you! Keep the memories alive and listen for his laughter amongst you! Lola

posted by Lola Wright, Grande Prairie : Oct 26, 2009


My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time. Heather Prout

posted by Heather Prout, Hensall, Ontario : Oct 26, 2009


I am sorry to hear of Mark's sudden passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. May you find comfort in your many memories that will be with you always. Love Laurie (Prout) Bevan

posted by Laurie (Prout) Bevan, Huntsville, Ontario : Oct 26, 2009


My thoughts are with you all at this time.

posted by Janet Prout, Exeter, Ontario : Oct 26, 2009


Lot's of good memories from distant days of youthful fun shared with the Prouts. So much life between then and now but please know you're in my thoughts today and always near my heart.

posted by Kelly Daye, Hastings Lake : Oct 27, 2009


We were so sorry to hear about Mark. Please know we are thinking about all of you at this time. May you find comfort and peace knowing you are surrounded by love through the thoughts and prayers of those who love and care about you.

posted by Roger and Cheryl Crabtree, Leduc, AB : Oct 27, 2009


Marie. Amy and Kelsey So sorry to hear about the passing of Mark. Our prays and thoughts are with you at this time. May all the beautiful memories you have of Mark erase all the pain and sorrow of today. May he rest in peace. Jeannette and Allan Marshall Wetaskiwin Alberta

posted by Jeannette Marshall, Gwynne Alberta : Oct 27, 2009


Our most sincere condolences. Losing someone close is so very difficult and just know that we are thinking of you all with heartfelt understanding.

posted by Jayne & Brian McCann, Mt. Carmel, Ontario : Oct 27, 2009


Aunt Marie, Marie, Amy, Kelsey, Karen, Neil, Jeff. Please except our condolences, prayers and thoughts.

posted by Tom and Bev Prout, R.R. # 3 Exeter ON : Oct 27, 2009


Bill & I were so saddened to hear of Mark's death. When we last saw you both at Powder King at Christmas, it was a beautiful, serene, snowy day. The next time you find yourself on the ski hill, with big soft snowflakes all around you, remember the good times with Mark on the slopes. Blessings and peace to you all.

posted by Laura Mahoney (Hladik) & Bill Gourlay, Grande Prairie : Oct 27, 2009


So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

posted by Greg & Lisa Prout, Stratford, Ontario : Oct 28, 2009


Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May the memories you have bring you comfort and peace in the days ahead. Doug and Cathy Prout

posted by Doug and Cathy Prout, Exeter, Ontario : Oct 28, 2009


Marie, it was a lovely service for Mark today. I both laughed and cried. I am looking forward to seeing the video and I will probably do more laughing and crying, but it will be good to see the memories. Take care.

posted by Carolyn and Louis, Grande Prairie : Oct 29, 2009


I was very lucky to spend time with Mark while he worked with ConocoPhillips. Although he worked in a different department, we were able to join for a safety meeting, share a pint and a few laughs. Unfortunately I lost track of him when he left Wembley. My condolences, Jack

posted by Jack Wearmouth, Grande Prairie : Oct 30, 2009


I would like to send my deepest condolences to Mary, Amy and Kelsey and the extended family. May the love and strenght of your friends and family help you throught this very difficult time.

posted by guylaine Bergeron, Airdrie : Oct 30, 2009


While time and distance has made our contact infrequent my thoughts and heart goes out to you and your beautiful girls during this time of loss and sadness. You are in my daily thoughts and prayers. Gail

posted by Gail Kulas, Sherwood Park Alberta : Oct 29, 2009


Teresa and I were very saddened to hear of Mark's passing. When I think of the two of you, it evokes many fond memories from younger years. Marie our prayers and condolences go out to you and your girls.

posted by Tim & Teresa Goertz, Beaumont AB : Oct 30, 2009


Dearest Marie...We are so saddened to hear about Mark. I remember when we all met and the many fun times we have shared during our short time in Grande Prairie. May God Bless you, Kelsey and Amy, and continue to give you the needed strength at this time. Love Teresa and John Scalzo xo

posted by Teresa and John Scalzo, Sherwood Park, Alberta : Nov 01, 2009


I am sorry that I wasn't able to come with Rob to be with you. Life is so full of "whys". Time is the great healer and I pray that time will soften your grief.

posted by Cynthia Smith, Kelowna BC Canada : Nov 02, 2009


Marie and Family, I am very sad to hear of your loss, as I recently lost my Mother, I know how hard it can be. I didn`t know Mark, but from the Videos, he looked like a really great guy! In his baby photo, I could see a halo over his head. May you find peace and comfort in your times of grief and loss, knowing that God calls his favorite ones home early. With Love, MaryRose Lessoway

posted by MaryRose Lessoway, Grande Prairie : Dec 07, 2009



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