Mary Irene Magnusson was born on August 1st, 1938 in Howardville, Manitoba and passed away on January 8th, 2009 at 70 years of age after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband; Ray, to whom she was married for 52 years, her daughters; Sharlene (Lester) Braaten of Edmonton, Alberta and Donna (Brian) Lecompte of Revelstoke, B.C., her son; Gerald (Karyn) Magnusson of Vancouver, B.C., 6 grandchildren; Ryan, Tyler (Kari-Ann) and Dustin Braaten, Chad and Coleson Lecompte and Ellis Ray Magnusson, 1 great-grandson; Reagan Braaten, 2 sisters; Margaret (Lenny) Johnson and Matilda Thorstenson of Riverton, Manitoba as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her mother and father; Elizabeth and Paul and 2 brothers; Andrew and Paul.
Cremation preceded a Celebration of Mary’s life which will take place in the first breath of spring. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Mary to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Salmon Arm P.O. Box 458 250 Alexander Street NE, Salmon Arm, B.C. V1E 4N6
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5