Marion Bildfell (nee Lafrentz) of Camrose, AB was born in Halbrite, Sask. on April 6, 1923, the fifth child in a family of eleven. She proudly served in the R.C.A.F. from 1943 to 1946. She married Albert Bildfell in Foam Lake, Sask. in 1948. Together they moved to Guelph, Ontario where he attended Veterinary College. In 1960 they moved to Vegreville, AB where they lived for 27 years and raised two daughters. In 1987 they retired and moved to Sorrento, B.C. In 2000 they moved to Calgary, AB and later that year Albert passed away from ALS. Marion moved to Rose Alta Lodge in Camrose, AB in 2007 and remained in Camrose until her passing on Sept. 30, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
She is lovingly remembered by one daughter Deidra (Steve) Howe; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two sisters Hazel (Keith) Sprecken and Vicky Shaw; one brother Melvin (Irene) Lafrentz. She was predeceased by her husband Dr. Albert Bildfell; one daughter Kathryn; six brothers and one sister.
An inurnment service will be held at Foam Lake, Sask. on a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the University of Saskatchewan – Dr. Albert Bildfell Bursary.
Condolences may be made at
www.weberfuneralhome.ca Weber Funeral Home 780-672-3131.