BIRNIE-BROWNE, Marlene Gail: May 30, 1942 – March 24, 2016

Marlene Gail Birnie-Browne (Jensen), lifelong resident of the Grande Prairie area, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at Points West Hospice in Grande Prairie, at the age of 73 years. Marlene was born on May 30, 1942, in Grande Prairie to Mae and Marvin Jensen. A large part of her life was making sure her family was well taken care of. She worked alongside her husband Jerry throughout different ventures such as heavy equipment, ranching, and farming. She always had many animals and pets around. Her dog Missy was very special, as well as her pet buffalo. Marlene loved nature and was an avid and knowledgeable bird watcher. She loved gardening and took great pride in her yard and flower beds. She loved the sport of curling, and never missed cheering on her favorite team. She will be sadly missed by sons: Wade (Glenda) and Kurt (Angela); grandchildren: Shayla, Jaeden, Mason, Jordyn and Jerry; as well as many family members and friends. She was predeceased by husband Gerald (Jerry), parents Mae and Marvin Jensen, and brother Lyle Jensen. As per Marlene's wishes, there will be no funeral service. A private family graveside service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (103 9805 97 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8B9), or to a charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent by visiting

Block 91, Lot 8 & Block 91, Lot 7

Block 91, Lot 8

Frances Birnie-Brown married Norman Berg

Frances Eileen Berg - Obituary
(nee Birnie-Browne)
Frances Eileen Berg, of Bezanson, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at the QEII Hospital at the age of 81 years.
She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Norman of 59 years, her children; Renna (Bob) Logan, Gary (Martina) Berg and Gordon (Trudy) Berg, her grandchildren; Candace (Jason) Martin, Darren (Jennifer) Loewen, Shelly (Scott) Gardner, Theresa (Steve) Kaufmann, Terri (Quenton) Hatch, Clinton (Dannielle) Logan, Moriah, Shannon , Carson and Sam Berg . She also leaves 11 great grandchildren, and several brothers and sisters, along with their families.
She was predeceased by her parents, John and Eileen Birnie-Browne, her brother Jerry Bernie Browne and her daughter, Ellen Loewen.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 2 pm at the Bezanson Community Church with Pastor Chris Willis officiating. Interment will follow at Glen Leslie Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family would kindly appreciate donations be made to the QEII Hospital Foundation Palliative Care Unit Grande Prairie, AB.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff on 3 North and the Palliative Care Unit of 5 North. Your wonderful care does not go unappreciated.
Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium Posted on 2009-11-24

Block 81, Lot 8 & Block 81, Lot 7

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