Marvin MCKNIGHT

MCKNIGHT, Marvin William With dignity and courage, Marvin McKnight of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away on March 24, 2007, at the age of 65 after a long battle with cancer. Marvin will be lovingly remembered by his partner of the last 2 years, Peggy McLennan of Red Deer. Marvin leaves to mourn his devoted wife of 40 years, Audrey McKnight of Lacombe, Alberta; his children Kevin and Jackie McKnight of Lethbridge, Alberta, Curtis and Sherri McKnight of Edmonton, Alberta, Tara and Lonnie Hallett of Big Valley, Alberta; his grandchildren Taylor and Ryley McKnight of Lethbridge, Scott and Mark McKnight of Edmonton, and Ryan, Kelsey and Jennifer Hallett of Big Valley. Marvin will also be greatly missed by his sister Maxine Hannah of Oxbow, Saskatchewan; his brothers Jack McKnight and Kelly McKnight of Oxbow and Jim Matheson of Regina, Saskatchewan; as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. Marvin was predeceased by his father Bill, his mother Yvonne and his brother Terry. Marvin was born on December 11, 1941 in Bienfait, Saskatchewan. He was the eldest child of Bill and Yvonne McKnight. He was raised on the family farm south of Frobisher, Saskatchewan. After high school, Marvin attended Teachers College in Brandon, Manitoba, but instead of becoming a teacher, chose the oil and gas industry. Marvin married Audrey Nadon in 1965 and they lived in Lampman, Saskatchewan. During this time Marvin worked for B.A. Oil. Marvin and Audrey went on to have three children, Kevin, Curtis and Tara. In 1974, the company (now Gulf) transferred the family to Stettler, Alberta. Marvin continued to work at the Nevis Gas Plant until his retirement in September 2000, after 37 years of service. In retirement he moved to Red Deer and kept busy golfing, curling, fishing, playing pool and working part time as a maintenance man at the Sandman Inn. Funeral services will be held at the Brennen Funeral Home Chapel 4819 49 Street Stettler, Alberta on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. A time of viewing will take place Wednesday evening at Brennen Funeral Home at 7:00 P.M. As an expression of sympathy, the family has requested that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice, in care of BRENNEN FUNERAL HOME (2001) LTD. P.O. Box 193 Stettler, AB TOC 2LO.


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