Posted: August 23rd, 2013

1948 – 2013
Marjorie Louise Schwab, passed away in Taber on Monday, August 19, 2013 at the age of 64 years following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Vincent TuanHa officiating. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at
Marjorie is survived by three sons Mark (Laurel) Schwab of Grimshaw and their children Charles and Colton, Jason Schwab of Taber, Darcey (Heather) Schwab of Taber and their father Valentine Schwab (Pat Summerfield) of Medicine Hat. She is also survived by her brother Ronald (Maxine) Fandrick of Medicine Hat, sister Deborah (William) Ronan of Calgary and by numerous extended family, cousins, nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered by many wonderful friends and dearly missed by her two dogs, Marlee and Tika.
She was predeceased by her parents Mary (nee Seefried) and Wallace Fandrick.
Marjorie was born in Medicine Hat October 31, 1948. The eldest of three children, she was raised on a farm five miles north of Manyberries. She attended grades one to eleven in Manyberries and graduated from Medicine Hat High School. Following graduation, she attended Garbetts Business School in Medicine Hat. She married Valentine Schwab in 1969 and while raising their three boys, held various jobs. Marjorie thoroughly enjoyed her last position as a department manager with Walmart. Five years ago, she moved to Taber to be closer to her sons.
Marjorie will be remembered for her strength, fortitude and courage, dealing with life’s challenges including her cancer diagnosis. She loved to cook and bake and enjoyed having friends and family for dinner. Marjorie’s passion was fishing and she was able to enjoy one last fishing trip with family and friends only a few weeks ago.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Marjorie’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 – 10 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2M7 ( or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Room 1A129, Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: 1-888-223-0116.   

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