NELSEN, Marion

Posted: August 19th, 2019


MARION GERTRUDE MARTHA NIELSEN (née Zubach), beloved wife of the late Bjorn Nielsen of Lethbridge, was born in Coalhurst on November 11, 1933 and passed away peacefully at Fairmont Extendicare on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the age of 85 years.

Marion is the loving mother of Susan (Stuart) Dickson of Kelowna, B.C. and Barbara Jane Tutt (Rob Proudfoot) of Christina Lake, B.C., daughter-in-law Janet Tutt, as well as grandchildren Evan (Chantelle) Worden, Taylor (Marlee) Worden, Andrew and Jason Tutt, and Jordan Tutt; and six great-grandchildren Brooklyn, Charlotte, Aveah, Cove, Shia and

Koda. She is also survived by her sister Frances (Walter) Boras, brother Raymond (Margaret) Zubach and sister-in-law Helen Zubach.

Besides her husband Bjorn, Marion was predeceased by her parents Peter and Mary Zubach, brother John Zubach, sons Alden and Bruce Tutt, grandson Bobby Gillis and many other southern Alberta “family pioneers”.

A Private Family Service will be held at a later date.

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