MARION MARGARET PUDLEINER (FERTICH) died peacefully at Trillium Lodge in Parksville, B.C. on November 27, 2004 in her 79th year. She leaves behind her loving husband Sam and six children Charmaine (Lance) Dan (Kathy), Denise (Mike), Corinne (Rod), Colette (Dave) and Mark Pudleiner (late wife Shannon). Marion also leaves eleven grandchildren, Genvevieve (Jonathan), Zachary, Chrisopher, Robert, Courtney, Alaina, Rachel, Dillon, Morgan, Steven, Mathieu, and one great grandchild, Danica. Marion was born in Rockglen, Saskatchewan but moved to Rossland, B.C. while still a young girl. Throughout her lifetime she made many homes in British Columbia and Ontario. Five years ago Marion and Sam finally returned to the West Coast that they loved. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff and residents at the lodge for their compassionate and loving care of Marion. We will forever miss the warmth and love that she provided us throughout her lifetime. A funeral celbrating Marion’s life was held on December 1, 2004 , at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Parksville, B.C.