Marlene Jeanette RUSSELL

(Neidrauer) (Young)

Marlene Jeanette (Neidrauer) (Young) Russell, born December 9, 1942 at New Westminster, B.C. Passed away August 18, 2010 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

Marlene is survived by her husband, Grant (Chilliwack);

son, Tim Young (Winnipeg); daughter, Debbie Evans (Jeremy) (Keremeos); sisters: Lynne Neidrauer (Gary) (Courtenay), Kathleen Mandruk (Wayne) (Coquitlam), Mina Inman (Dennis) (Courtenay), brother, Frank Neidrauer (Jaunita) (Bella Coola), and Glen Neidrauer (Marg) (Courtenay); her brother, Stan Clark of New Westminster who also passed away on August 18, 2010. She will also be missed by numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Marlene was predeceased by her parents, Delbert and Annie Neidrauer; brothers: Robert and Delbert (Sonny) Neidrauer; and sister, Marie Gray.

In recent years Marlene was active in the Chilli Peppers (Red Hats) of Chilliwack, Citizens On Patrol, CASARA (Search and Rescue) and helped manage the family business, Last Ride Transport Ltd.

She will be sorely missed by her friends including Bob and Sandra Lounsbury, Harry and Diane Stigter, Dawn Ward and many, many others.

Thanks to Dr. Paul Galbraith and the staff of the Oncology ward at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

The family will be hosting a “Celebration of Life” drop-in at the Atchelitz area of Heritage Park (corner of Lickman and Luckakuck) from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2010.

It is requested that donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Fraser Valley Hospital Charity Foundation (Oncology Dept.)