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Obituary of Marion Annie Wythe

Marion Wythe

February 12, 1926 – May 25, 2019


Marion Annie Wythe (Parker) passed away peacefully on May 25, 2019 at the

Grande Prairie Care Center surrounded by family.

Born on February 12, 1926, Marion grew up on a farm outside Lacombe, Alberta.

She attended Normal School and received a teaching certificate. She taught in a

one room schoolhouse near Rimbey.

Marion married Frank Wythe on March 5, 1955 and they shared a life in Calgary,

Edmonton, and Vulcan before settling in Grande Cache where they spent many

happy years. Marion spent the last years of her life under the care of the

compassionate staff at the Grande Prairie Care Center.

She dedicated her life to her family and the community. Always a very social

person, Marion loved to visit with family and friends. She was devoted to the

United Church and loved to sing. She volunteered with numerous community

organizations and was always available to contribute in whatever capacity was


Marion is survived by her children Jim Wythe (Margo), Doug Wythe (Karen),

Debbie Wythe, Susan Winsor (Dean) and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Marion was predeceased by her husband Frank, sister Dorothy Anderson and

brother-in-law Andy Anderson.

A family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Donations in memory of Marion may be made to the Grande Prairie Care Centre, 9705 94 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB  T8V 3A2.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742