Marius van Ellenberg was united with his Lord and Savior on May 2, 2003, at the age of 72. He is lovingly remembered by his devoted wife of 50 years Maria (Irene), daughter Anna and husband Dennis Beaton, son Jim and wife Moira van Ellenberg, daughter Marcia and husband Dale Campbell, brothers Neil and Jack and his sisters Anna, Helen and Betsy, nieces and nephews, and 12 grandchildren. He was born in the Netherlands on November 10, 1930, immigrated to Winnipeg in 1952 with his new bride, moved to Calgary where he enjoyed a 22-year career as an Interior Designer, and later retired to Vernon, BC, where he loved his gardening, woodworking, grandchildren and work with the C.R.W.R.C. A celebration of Marius’ life will be held at the Christian Reformed Church in Vernon, 3605 – 12 Street, on Thursday, May 8 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, 3475 Mainway, PO Box 5070, Stn LCD 1 Burlington, ON L7R 3Y8 Canada.

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