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Marie Thomas

Obituary of Marie Thomas


1929 – 2019


The family of Marie Thomas (nee Geiger) of Vegreville and formerly of Saskatoon SK. passed into Eternal Life on October 29, 2019 at the age of 90 years.


Marie is survived by daughter Chris (Greg) Kurulok of Vegreville, son Eric (Marilyn) Thomas of Prince George, B.C., and son Garth (Gail) Thomas of Sandy Hook, Man. Her loving grandchildren, Jennifer (Garrett), Stephanie (Michael), Jeremy (Shannon), Ria (Mirsad), Emery, Jesse (Evelyn), Nathan (Jani), Danielle (Jeff) and Stephanie Dawn (Pete). Marie is also survived by sixteen great grandchildren, sister in law Joyce Rutten Geiger and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.


Marie was predeceased by her loving husband Dave, her parents Alexander (Alec) and Elizabeth (Betty) nee Gondor, two brothers and one sister, Robert Daniel and sister in law Isobel Geiger nee Manning, Gordon Gerald Geiger and Catherine Heisler.


Marie was born in Gravelbourg, SK on May 8, 1929. Marie and Dave were married on June 26, 1948 at Holy Rosary Cathedral, Regina.


Dave was a station agent for CNR and the family lived in many different communities around Saskatchewan, eventually retiring in Saskatoon. Dave became a well known and loved square dance caller. Dave and Marie enjoyed many happy times and friendships, square dancing around Saskatchewan.


The family would like to thank the staff of the Homestead Lodge and Century Park for their loving care and to the Pastoral Care lovingly given by the ladies of St. Martin’s of Tours.


According to her wishes, Marie has been cremated. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church in Vegreville on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.  with Father Luan Vu as the Celebrant.  In lieu of flowers, one may make a donation to St. Martin of Tours Building Fund or to a charity of one’s choice.

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Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Monday, November 18, 2019
St. Martin Of Tours Roman Catholic Church
5437 - 43 Street
Vegreville, Alberta, Canada