Marianna McNair passed away peacefully in Abbotsford on Sunday, January 16, 2005. She gently slipped away to be with
her Lord joining her two infant daughters and her husband, Rev. J.T. McNair, who passed before her.
Marianna van Nes was born November 1, 1913 in Prudhome, Sask. She married J.T. McNair on November 11, 1937 in Saskatoon, Sask. They farmed near Asquith, Sask. until 1944 then moved to Regina where her husband attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Bible College. Marianna McNair became a much loved pastors wife serving in many churches in Western Canada including the Chilliwack Alliance.
Marianna was a wonderful mother to her two sons and their wives, Wes (Ellen) McNair and Fred (Darlene) McNair, grandmother to three grandchildren, Chad McNair, Wade (Felicia) McNair, Tracy (Chad) Nickel and great-grandmother to Jordan McNair.
It can truly be said that she had a servants heart in all that she did for her family and for her Lord.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 21, 2005 at 1:30 pm at the Chilliwack Alliance Church, 8700 Young St., Chilliwack with Pastor Greg Dalman officiating, Henderson’s Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
In her memory donations may be made to the Chilliwack Alliance Library Fund.
When, by the gift of His infinite grace
I am accorded in heaven a place,
Just to be there and to look on His face
Will through the ages be glory for me.