It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Marius Roos at Orofino, Idaho on August 9, 2007 at the age of 44 years. Marius is survived by his loving wife, Mari of 22 years, one daughter, Mariza of Vernon, one son, Pierre of Vernon, parents, Theo and Tienie Koekemoer of South Africa, one brother, Gerhard Koekemoer of South Africa, two sisters, Rika (Cassie) Steenkamp of South Africa, Ezelle (Pieter) Du Plooy of South Africa, one nephew, J. T. (Talina) Steenkamp of Saskatoon, Sask, numerous other nieces and nephews, and brother-in-law, Tinus (Robin Riley) Van Baalen of Toronto, Ont. as well as other family members in South Africa.
There will be a family service held in South Africa in honour of Marius on Saturday, August 18, 2007.
The Service of Remembrance for the late Marius Roos will be held at the Vernon Alliance Church, 2601-43rd Avenue, Vernon, B. C. on Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. Therden Van Heerden officiating.
Flowers gratefully declined. Those wishing to make memorial donations in memory of Marius Roos may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society, Suite 230, 3389 East First Avenue, Vancouver, B. C. V5M 1C2.
Arrangements have been entrusted to:
PLEASANT VALLEY DIGNITY