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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.


#16 Linda Kroeker 2019-10-13 21:44
Our sincere sympathy to you Dennis and to your family, Marlene was in deed a great lady, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#17 Marlene Terwin 2019-10-14 17:34
Our sincere condolences to Dennis and family at this sad time. Hugs and prayers to all.

Marlene and Jason.
#18 Bertie and Fred Gray 2019-10-14 21:24
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time Dennis and Family.
#19 John & Janice Graham 2019-10-15 09:57
Sending our sincere condolences to Dennis, Jeff,Chris and families. John fondly remembers Marlene at John Deere.
#20 Cor Lodder 2019-10-15 12:49
Our sincerest condolences on the passing of your dear Wife. Wishing you much strength in the time ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cor & Janine Lodder
#21 Marie and Merv Robinson 2019-10-15 13:22
Our sincere sympathy on the passing of your wife, mom and grandma. She showed much strength for many years. May she now be at peaceful rest. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. U
#22 Alex and Lorraine McIntosh 2019-10-16 20:19
Dennis and family, our deepest and sincerest condolences to you all. She was a very proud and classy lady. Cherish the memories, she will be missed!

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