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Marie A. Wilson


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Marie A. Wilson Obituary
MARIE A. WILSON died in Temecula Valley Hospital Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 after a brief illness. Born Marie Ange Beaupre on June 29, 1926 to Mary and Alfred Beaupre from Quebec Province, Canada. The family moved to Franklin, New Hampshire in the 1930's where she attended school. She met and married Douglas Wilson in 1947 and moved to Pomona, California with their 5 children in 1958. She was involved in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the school PTA while raising her family and worked at Mt. Sac Community College in later years. She and Douglas retired to Big Pine, Calif. and spent 10 years hiking, fishing, backpacking in the Sierras and line dancing with friends in Bishop. In 1996 she and Douglas moved to Temecula. They frequented the Stampede for country line dancing and made many friends. She continued with outdoor activities, hiked the Haleakala Volcano on Maui. For her 80 birthday she took her grandchildren backpacking at the Palicades glacier trail out of Big Pine. She was the worlds greatest optimist, always seeing good in others. She was loved by her family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998, and her son Douglas Jr. in 1979. She is survived by 4 daughters, 7 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren, and many wonderful friends. Services are Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at 5pm, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 21300 Via Verde Dr., Covina, California.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 11, 2016
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