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Marlene Eleanor Doerksen (Nee Faux)

January 20, 1946 -October 7, 2019

With family by her side, Marlene Doerksen passed away in the early hours of Oct 7, 2019 at Boundary Trails Health Center.

Marlene is survived by her Husband of 55 years Dennis, son Jeff (Linda) and son Chris (Treena). Grandchildren Katherine, Hannah, Olivia and Noah. Sister Elaine Gillingham, mother in law Muriel Doerksen, sister in law Dianne Duncan,(Ron) sister in law Joanne Gunn (Darren) and sister in law Norma Doerksen, and many nieces and nephews.

Mom was predeceased by her mother and father Kip and Laura Faux, brother in law Barry Gillingham, brother and sister in law Ray and Beth Faux, sister and brother in law Yvonne and Vic Neumann, father in law Abe Doerksen brother in law Garth Doerksen and Blake Doerksen

Marlene was born to Clifford and Laura Faux and grew up in the Roseisle area. She married Dennis Doerksen of Stephenfield on September 18, 1964 and they lived in Winnipeg and Burnaby BC before settling back at the family farm in 1973. They enjoyed farm life for many years.

Marlene suffered a stroke in 2010 and they moved to Carman shortly after.

Marlene was a kind and caring person and cherished her family and was delighted with the arrival of four grandchildren. Marlene battled illness for many years and proved to be a tough lady who would fight through all the rough spots life threw at her.  She will be missed greatly and never forgotten.

Our deepest thanks and gratitude to the team at the Boundary Trails Health Center for the care Marlene received over the last few weeks.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Carman United Church.  Family interment will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Graysville.

In lieu of Flowers donation may be made to Crohns and Colitis Canada 600-60 St Clair, Ave East Toronto, ON M4T 1N5 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1379 Kenaston Blvd, Wpg, MB, R3P 2T5.


#1 Fred and Jackie Stevens 2019-10-08 11:23
So sad to hear about Marlene’s passing. Our sincere sympathy to Dennis and the whole family. She was a dear lady and hopefully you’ll all have great memories to cherish.
#2 Shannon and Dave Paquin 2019-10-08 12:01
Uncle Dennis, Jeff, Linda, Katherine and Hannah, Chris and Treena, Olivia and Noah. We are so sorry for your loss, Aunt Marlene was one of the strongest people we have ever met. She will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her. I'm sorry we can't be there for the funeral. Love to you all!
#3 Mavis Martin 2019-10-09 09:36
My sincere condolences to all of the family at this sad time .Good memories will help sustain you .
#4 Paul & Deb Pfrimmer 2019-10-09 12:17
Very Sorry to hear about Marlene. Our Condolences go out to you Dennis, and your entire Family. Wishing you all Peace and Comfort in the days ahead.
#5 Judy Park 2019-10-09 18:18
Dennis & Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Marlene’s passing. Thinking of you and sending sincere condolences.
Jim & Judy Park
#6 Joe Van Dasselaar 2019-10-09 20:44
Condolences to Dennis and families
#7 Bob and Ruth Johnston 2019-10-09 21:56
Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Marlene was a great lady and will be missed by her many friends.
#8 Rick and Trish Aubin 2019-10-09 22:13
Our sincere sympathy to Dennis and all your family.
#9 Marilyn Griffin Ducharme 2019-10-10 08:28
To Dennis and family. I am truly sorry to hear about the loss of Marlene. She was a gem and will never be forgotten . Hugs and prayers to each of you.
#10 Alice Dyck 2019-10-10 13:09
So sorry tò hear about your grandma Kat. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.
#11 Allan & Joyce Dawson 2019-10-10 14:06
So sorry Dennis and family about the loss of Marlene. Hugs and prayers to all.
#12 Pam Ragot 2019-10-10 17:03
Sorry for your loss, heaven has gained a wonderful angel.
#13 Samantha Mozdzen 2019-10-10 23:44
Uncle Dennis, Uncle Chris, Auntie Treena,
Olivia, Noah,Katherine,
Hannah, Jeff, Linda, Joanne, Darren,
Auntie Diane, Ron, Grandma Norma,
Great Grandma Doerksen (Muriel).

My thoughts are with the family
in this time of griefing.
I wish I was able to be at the funeral,
but unfortunately I will not be able to
I am sending hugs in this difficult time to all
of the family and friends that knew this wonderful
person that touched so many wonderful people.
#14 Bertie and Fred Gray 2019-10-14 21:24
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time Dennis and Family.

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