Grace Emmaretta MARR


Grace Emmaretta

Grace Emmaretta Marr (nee Cornell) passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Lacombe Hospital at the age of 81. She was born December 9, 1932 at Cereal Alberta. Grace grew up in the Cabin Lake, Barrhead and Chinook areas. On November 1, 1951 she married Roy Marr and they had three sons; David, Clifford and Larry. She worked at the telephone office, as a cleaning porter at the Youngstown Home (1977 – 1981) and cleaned at the Youngstown Hotel and Windmill Motel. She is mourned and lovingly remembered by her loving partner of 28 years, Robert (Bob) Keim; sons, Clifford and Larry; sisters, Beth Milburn, Carol Pullyblank (Richard); brothers, Hugh Cornell (Lorna), Bill Cornell (Brenda), John Cornell (Amanda); and numerous nieces and nephews as well as many friends. Grace is also mourned by Bob’s step-sons Dwayne Keim (Michelle), Ken Northcott (Pauline), and step-daughter Conniesue MacAtammy (Bob). She is also mourned by granddaughters Christina Wallace and Tina MacAtammy; grandsons, Carl and Danny Keim, Brock and C.J. MacAtammy and great-granddaughter Zandra Ziglar. Grace was predeceased by her mother Gladys Cornell (nee Korth in 1935); father Harrison (1976); step-mother Betty Pullyblank (1993); son David (1980) and first husband Roy Marr (1985). If so desired, donations can be made in Grace`s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of one`s choice. A memorial service for Grace will be held at the Younstown Community Hall, Youngstown, Alberta on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 2pm.

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