It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Marie Unger loving wife of Neil Unger of Carman, MB. Mom passed away at the HSC in Winnipeg on February 29th with all her family by her side at the age of 73.
Born October 17, 1934 in Lowe Farm MB. to Agatha and John J. Enns
Marie grew up in Lowe Farm where she attended school and later worked for the Lowe Farm Co-op. In 1954 she married the love of her life Cornelius "Neil" Unger. They moved around Manitoba & Saskatchewan working and having many great experiences, making friends and raising six children. Mom was the center of our family keeping in touch with each of us and letting the rest know what the others where up to. Mom loved her family time, Mom was very patient and kind with everyone and loved to have all of the kids around. She also loved the large family gatherings where she would cook for days preparing huge feasts. Mom was a fantastic cook and passed on her culinary skills to each of her six children as well as her grandchildren. Mom came from a musical family and loved to sing and play her guitar for all the kids and family at the many family gatherings. Mom and Dad lived in many different towns over the years finally settling in Carman. Mom & Dad loved to travel whether it was flying around the country in Dad’s plane or driving around in their motor home with special friends John & Martha Dyck, Harold & Audrey Woods, John & Helen Unger as well as many others.
She is survived by her loving husband Cornelius "Neil" Unger and her six children. Son George Unger(Dana) of Red Deer, AB and grandsons Derek and Steven. Daughter Audrey Hare(Gerry Martens) grandson Jeff Hare(fiancé Jody) of Winnipeg. Son Gordon Unger (Cheryl Hudson)grandson Cory(friend Denny), grandson Michael(Tracy)great granddaughter Bria, granddaughter Janelle (and friend Gary) of Carman. Son Glenn Unger(Sherri) granddaughters Krysta, Kiera of Carman. Daughter Elaine Wersch(Dave ) of Strathmore, AB and grandson Matthew(Lynn),granddaughter Jodie(Devon). Son Garry Unger(Rhonda) granddaughters Kasia & Jael & grandson Nathan of Brandon. She is also survived by one brother John Enns(Betty) of Abbottsford, BC. One sister Helen Unger (John) of Brandon MB. As well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Marie was predeceased by her parents Agatha and John Enns formerly of Steinbach, one brother George Enns formerly of Abbottsford BC one nephew Brad Unger formerly of Brandon, one granddaughter Brenna Unger formerly of Brandon, and one niece Sheila May Enns fromerly of Winnipeg.
The family would like to thank the Doctors, nurses and staff at the Carman Hospital and Boundary Trails. And a special thank you to the Doctors, nurses, and staff of the CCU at HSC for their great efforts, kindness and compassion in Mom’s final hours.
Funeral services will be held at the Carman Pentecostal Church at 2:00 pm March 4th
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carman Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the Cancer Care Unit at Boundary Trails Hospital.