Marlene Smith

SMITH, Marlene

May 17, 1955 – December 28, 2010

Marlene (Keeler) Smith of Athabasca, AB and formerly of

Williams Lake and Kamloops, B.C. and Anzac, AB, passed

away in Calgary after a valiant battle with liver cancer on

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at the age of 55 years.

Marlene was born in Murrayville, B.C. on May 17, 1955. She

worked for many years as a custodian with the school board

and most recently as a retail clerk in Athabasca. Marlene

enjoyed camping and had a love of horses. Most of all, her

family and friends were of greatest importance to her. She will

be dearly missed by all those who knew her.

Marlene is survived by her husband Rod; her loving son and

daughter-in-law, Norman and Lynn Keeler; daughter and sonin-

law, Tina and Kurt Paloposki; step sons, Trevor (Karen)

and Steven (Megan); grandchildren: Jesse, Bailey, Alexis,

Brayden, Matthew, Tristan and Aubrie; sisters; Emily(Al)

and Roz (Butch); brothers: Gene(Dagmar), Garry(Lynn),

Ed (Marilyn) and Gerald, as well as numerous nieces and

nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Mike and

Elizebeth Smoliak.

A Memorial Service will be held at Columbia Bowell Funeral

Chapel (219-6th Street), New Westminster, B.C. on Tuesday,

January 4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Forward condolences through

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly

to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd.

N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966,



“Calgary Crematorium Chapel”

Telephone: (403) 299-0111

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