Marklinger; Carman Francis (Mark)
May 3, 1927 – April 19, 2015
Sadly, our father passed away in the Chilliwack Memorial Hospital on Sunday April 19th, 2015. Dad was predeceased by two brothers Melvin and Marius and his first wife Alice Heinesen. He is survived by his own three children: Brian, Lynn and Gary (Renate), and his wife Louisa (Lou) and her children, June and Gary, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and one brother, Darrell. Dad was born in Benson, Saskatchewan on May 3, 1927. Dad was the second of four boys born to Manny and Katherine Marklinger. Dad joined the Navy in 1945 and spent 20 years in the service, retiring in 1965 as an electronic technician in Victoria with the rank of CPO, First Class. He then joined Lenkurt Electric (now TELUS) in Burnaby, retiring in 1982. Dad enjoyed music, dancing, traveling, numerous sports (hockey and football…especially if family was involved) He was an avid golfer, curler, and enjoyed hosting at the Marklinger Hotels. By his request, there will be no formal service after cremation, and the family will be celebrating his life at a later date. God Bless You, Dad ~ we will never forget you!
Online condolences may be offered at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca.
Woodlawn Mt. Cheam
Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Avenue
Chilliwack BC V2P 1B5 604-793-4555