Anna "Marie" Johnson
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August 1, 1920 - February 17, 2013
Peacefully in her sleep Marie went to be with the Lord. Survived by her daughter Ellen (Tony) Enns; grandsons Adam (Mackenzie), Mark (Rowena), Derek (Lindsay) Middleton; step grandchildren Jared Enns, Leanne (Ramon) Arango, Andrea Enns (Gus Benitez); great grandchildren Katerina, Brylee Enns; half sisters Olive Mawhinney, Wilma (Dave) Pickering, Nadine (Stew) Tait; sisters-in-law Mabel Johnson, Rita and Joyce Fox. Predeceased by her parents Josephine and Marshall Fox, husband Allan, son Leonard, brother Cecil Fox, half brother Merville Fox, half sister Elva Fox, sisters in law Elsie Holmes, Edith Johnson, brothers in law Murray Mawhinney, Ted Johnson, Tom Holmes. After a childhood spent in Roblin and Winnipeg, MB, Marie trained as a RN at Grace Hospital and accepted a position in Minnedosa, MB. There she met her husband Allan and was blessed with 54 years of marriage and two children Leonard (1951-1973) and Ellen. Marie enjoyed life on the farm and eventually returned to nursing in Brandon and Erickson. Leisure time was spent reading, playing scrabble, table games, gardening, fishing and spending time with family and friends. Retirement brought many fun winters in Texas. In 2001 Marie and Allan moved to Saskatoon to be closer to Ellen and family. She treasured her family and the many friends she made in each of the addresses they called home. Special thanks to staff at St Paul's Palliative Care. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 at College Park Covenant Church, 909 Acadia Dr, Saskatoon, SK at 2:00 p.m. Lunch to follow. Interment to take place in Smoland Cemetary, MB at a future date. Donations in Marie's memory can be made to World Vision or a charity of the donors choice. Arrangements in care of Morning Glory Funeral Services (978-5200) www.mourningglory.ca
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix from Feb. 20 to Feb. 27, 2013