The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 04/15/2019 4:53 PM
MARILYN RUTH PLETT
Oct. 12, 1950-Apr. 10, 2019
Marilyn Ruth Plett, aged 68, of Landmark, MB, passed away on Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019 at her home following a courageous fight against cancer. She was an inspiration to family and friends.
Marilyn is survived by her best friend and husband, Lloyd Plett of Landmark. She also leaves behind her daughter, Merrilee Plett and husband Greg Sawatzky; son, Kristopher Plett with his children Ryan, Amanda and Jessica; and daughter, Meghan Storey and husband Kenton Storey with their children Corin, Quinn and Rhys. Additionally, she is survived by her parents, Arnold and Anne Reimer.
Marilyn had a passion for life! She loved spending time in her kitchen cooking and baking for loved ones and for community events. She enjoyed many road trips with her husband across Canada and the United States. As recently as this fall, they had travelled to two of their favourite places, Peachland, BC and the east coast of Canada. Winter holidays with children and grandchildren to Orlando, FL were highlights over the last 10 years.
Marilyn was an involved community leader. Over the years, she spent time involved in the Landmark Recreation Association, Landmark PTA, trustee and chair of Hanover School Division, and was a founding member of Heartland Community Church. She valued service to community and whenever there was a project that needed envisioning or organizing, she was the one people counted on to get things done. Most recently, Marilyn was heading up a team from Heartland Community Church to develop a daycare in Landmark.
A celebration of life service was held at Heartland Community Church in Landmark, MB on Sunday, Apr. 14 at 5 p.m. All were invited to join the family that evening. Following the service, in honour of Marilyn’s commitment to community, the family invited people to stay for a Jets Playoff Game Whiteout Party! (Marilyn planned a similar party last year for the church and community.)
All friends, family and community members were invited to join the family in the memorial service for Marilyn on Monday, Apr. 15 at 11 a.m. at Prairie Rose EMC in Landmark, MB which was followed by a reception. Marilyn requested a private interment service for family and invited guests prior to the service.
If friends so desire, donations in memory of Marilyn may be made to Heartland Community Church with the notation: Marilyn’s Legacy Fund. As a family, we are planning, in partnership with Heartland Community Church, to build a community daycare. All donated monies will go toward that project.
Birchwood Funeral Chapel
1-204-346-1030 or 1-888-454-1030.
IRMA JANET BARKMAN
Nov. 8, 1927-Apr. 14, 2019
Irma Janet Toews Barkman was born Nov. 8, 1927 in Ste Anne, MB. She passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, Apr. 14, 2019 at Maplewood Manor, Steinbach, MB.
RAYMOND BERNARD THOMAS POTT
Jan. 4, 1928-Apr. 13, 2019
Service to be held Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Ridgeville Community Hall.
Longer obituary to follow.
LINDSAY JAMES JOHNSON
Apr. 15, 1949-Feb. 2, 2019
The Celebration of Life for Lindsay James Johnson will be held on Friday, Apr. 26, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Southland Church, Steinbach, MB.
Arrangements by Birchwood Funeral Chapel 1-204-346-1030 or 1-888-454-1030; www.birchwoodfuneralchapel.mb.ca.
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