MARION ETHEL PRINGLE (nee: Thompson) formally of Saskatoon, SK, died peacefully in her sleep May 23, 2003 in Vernon, BC, her home for the past three years. Marion is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Rob (Joanne) of Vernon, BC, Don (LouIse) of Edmonton, AB and Harry (Victoria) of Nelson, BC, grandchildren John of Saskatoon, SK and Geoff, Anne and James of Nelson, BC, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Walter and Mary of Surrey, BC, Cathy of White Rock, BC and Bill and May of Calgary, AB and many nieces and nephews. Marion was predeceased by husband, Jack and twin brother Victor and brothers-in-law Bertram and Harry. Born in Winnipeg, January 21, 1912, to Henry and Christina Thompson, Marion was a teacher, a community and school volunteer, and master bridge player. During WW11, Marion served as a volunteer in England, where she and Jack married. As a founding member of the University of Sasdatchewan Faculty Wives’ Association, Marion was active in many U of S events. Marion is remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and good friend. A Celebration of Life tea was held Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the Victorian in Vernon, BC by family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at Park Funeral Home, 311 – 3rd Ave., N. Saskatoon, SK, at 11:00 am, Saturday, June 14, 2003. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in memory of Marion may do so at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

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