1938 ~ DECK ~ 2015

Posted: January 5th, 2015

Marlene Deck, beloved wife of Pius Deck of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at the age of 76 years. Marlene leaves to cherish her memory her two sons, Dwayne (Tracy) and Kevin (Heidi); three grandchildren, Deidra, Olivia and Kimberly; four brothers, Robert (Delores) Hellman, Charles (Grace) Hellman, Lloyd (Diane) Hellman and Ron (Debbie) Hellman; three sisters, Eilene Andrews, Clare Miller and Rose (Glen) Moen; three brothers-in-law, Joseph (Veronica) Deck, Lucas (Maxine) Deck and Ken Deck; two sisters-in-law, Marion Paraschuk and Caroline Urban; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Marlene was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Theresa Hellman; one grandson, Dawson Deck; five brothers-in-law, Warren Andrews, Gerry Miller, Frank Deck in infancy, Leo Deck, and Steve Paraschuk; and two sisters-in-law, Betty Deck and Rosemary (John) Stevenson. Marlene spent her school years in Richmound and Prelate and married Pius Deck on October 5th, 1959 in Richmound. She was a hairdresser for approximately 12 years. Marlene and Pius spent 10 years in Regina and also lived in Melfort and Prince Albert before returning to Regina and eventually moving to Medicine Hat in 1980, where they have remained since. Marlene loved camping, gardening and weekend excursions with Pius. Her family, especially her grandchildren, were her pride and joy. Marlene will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be said at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE, on Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Albert Sayson, celebrant. A Private Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Marlene\’s memory may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, #124, 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, #102 – 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1Z8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Marlene Deck. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, \”The Chapel in the Park\”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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