Marion Houlden late of Abbotsford, B.C. passed away in Chilliwack General Hospital on July 30, 2003. Marion was born on November 9, 1926 in Minto, Manitoba.

Marion is survived by her husband Charles Houlden of 58 years of marriage. Her son Randy (Donnna) Houlden of Chilliwack. Her daughter Marnie (Phil) Anderson of Chilliwack. Sister Mrs. Doreen (Charles) King of Abbotsford, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, brother-in-law Lawrence Nankivell, friends and neighbours.

Marion is predeceased by her son Clair William Houlden in 1978 and her son Michael Shawne Houlden in 1991. Her parents Jack and Vera Little, sisters Muriel Dowland, Florence Hart, Phyllis Nankivell, brothers Earl Little and Baby Roy.

Marion will be missed by all that knew her. She had a wonderful sense of humour which she retained until the end, often bringing surprised looks from her doctors and nurses who cared for her in her last days. There will be no service at her request. In lieu of flowers, should family and friends so desire, donations may be made in Marion’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon or the B.C. Lung Association.


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