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PATTERSON, Marianne Gail

December 15, 1963 — March 3, 2020

Born on December 15, 1963, Marianne passed away peacefully on March 3, 2020. She is survived by her loving husband, Kent Patterson; her two sons Nathan (Katelyn) Williams and Ben Williams; and her grandchildren Angus, Isaac, Amelia, and Lochlan. She is also survived by her sisters Deb (Bill) Smeaton and Lori (Jim) Isaac, as well as her brother Dean (Natalie) Mercer. She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Jean Mercer.

Marianne grew up in Grayburn, SK and attended Caronport Elementary & High School. Upon graduating High School in 1981, she enrolled at Robertson Business College in Saskatoon, SK. She excelled in her studies and was immediately hired as a clerk by City Hall.

In 1983, she married Scott Williams and together they raised their two sons. In 2003, she moved to Kelowna and began working for the RCMP.  In 2005, she married Kent Patterson. Marianne and Kent spent countless hours on the lake with friends and family. They loved to entertain and travel.

Marianne loved spending time with her boys and their families. The sparkle in her eye came from Angus, Isaac, Amelia, and Lochlan.

Thanks to family and friends for their love and kindness.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Springfield funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, with Father Dean Mercer. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to JoeAnna’s House: Better Together – KGH Foundation, www.joeannashouse.com or Hospice House Central Okanagan, hospicehousekelowna.com. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com.


Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for PATTERSON, Marianne Gail is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Vonda Dozlaw says:

    So sorry to hear of Marianne’s passing! She was a sweet lady who fought a tough battle with her health for many years! I am happy she is with her Heavenly Father in peace with no suffering!

  • Brian and Val Krushel says:

    Kent and Family – our love and sympathies to all. We were honoured to have enjoyed some precious moments in your home and in your boat with you and Marianne. Peace to you!

  • Darcy Wood says:

    I have such fond memories of growing up with Marianne and the whole Mercer family. My thoughts are with the whole family. Rest peacefully my friend.

  • Sandra Mortley says:

    So sorry to hear of Marianne’s passing. Our thought and prayers are with your family.

  • Brian Wood says:

    Marianne was a beautiful lady but I shall remember her as a child running around the farm. May Kent receive solace by his memories of a loving and courageous wife. Your cousin Brian Wood

  • Deb parent says:

    So sad to hear of the loss of Marianne. Amazing to know she has touched so many and built into her family and friends with such love. May her service & the day/years to come be filled with beautiful stories of that love 💕

  • Andrew Wood says:

    My deep condolences to the whole family.

  • Charlene A Patterson says:

    luv you sister… sister.

  • Janet Weaver says:

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May you sense God’s loving arms around you.

  • Gary McDowell says:

    Dean , Debbie , Lori
    My sincere sympathy to you all
    Growing up as neighbors on the farm there are many memories from those years, I pray God will give you all peace in the comeing days as you say good bye to Marianne take care

  • Bill and Angie Harris says:

    Dear Nathan and Ben, We are so sorry for your loss. We remember Marianne being so helpful, particularly after the loss of our son and the way she supported us at that time. She was a wonderful caring person. love to you all.

  • Gord and Bonnie Hallett says:

    Our sincere condolences to the family. Maryanne was a warm and friendly person and was strong in character. Our prayers are with you.

  • L E Fast says:

    Condolences to Kent, Lori and family, Debbie and Dean. I am blessed to own a CD Marieanne once recorded as she played for an RCMP gala occasion. Memories of my visits with her in Moose Jaw, play back in my mind as I listen to her amazing musical talent! God certainly blessed me during the times we spent together as friends.

  • Dan and AnneLise Woyke says:

    We share your sadness. Marianne was such a beautiful woman. We will treasure all the music and memories. We were blessed to share a small time in her life.

  • Rob and Donna George says:

    We are so sorry for for your loss Nathan and Ben……we remember your Mom fondly. We will pray for the Lord to give you His peace as you mourn her loss.

  • Julie Horncastle says:

    Love and prayers for all those who loved her. Our heart goes out to you,
    Julie and Rod

  • Trish & Tony Muller says:

    Dear Kent and family, or most heartfelt condolences for your loss. In the past 5 years when she forced you to chase us down in our Tesla, we got to know a very kind caring friend. Thanks for all the warm memories we have shared. She was always so ready to help and care for people with a sparkle in her eyes and a warm smile. As sad as it is to loose such a fine friend it is a relief to know she does not have to face the pain she was in. Rest In Peace Marianne.


    Nathan, so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your lovely family. Lorne, Inge, Jessica and Jordan (Misty and Hazel too)

  • Trish and Tony Muller says:

    Dear funeral home, would it be possible to change our condolence message as this was an earlier draft with a few spelling errors to the following & if a second photo could be added. Thank you in advance:

    Dear Kent and family, our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. Five years ago, when Marianne forced you to chase us down in our Tesla, we got to know a very kind, caring friend. Thanks for all the warm memories! She was always so ready to help and care with a sparkle in her eyes and a warm smile. As sad as it is to lose such a fine friend it is a relief to know she does not have to face the pain again. Rest In Peace dear Marianne.

  • Linda Lebrun says:

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Marianne at the RCMP Southeast District office back in 2006-2011. She always had such a beautiful smile and friendly personality. She was a very special women to all of the staff in the office. She will be truly missed by all. Our deepest sympathy to all her family and friends. Gone but not forgotten. Rest in Peace, Marianne.

  • Janice Tompkins says:

    Marianne was an incredible, beautiful woman full of class and dignity. The world was truly a better place with her in it and she will forever be missed. Our thoughts are with you all. Love, Janice and Peter

  • Susanna Lee says:

    My deepest condolences to the family. Marianne was a brave, warm, loving and caring lady. I am so fortunate to have known her all these years as colleauge and friend! No regrets but just truly miss a dearly combat buddy, she will always be remembered!

  • Janet Schock says:

    Lori, Debbie, Dean and families, we are so sorry to hear of your great loss. We enjoyed every rare and precious moment with your amazing sister and will cherish our memories. Praise god she is safely home!
    Love David & Janet Schock

  • Bonnie Patterson says:

    Marianne was an amazing sister-in-law and also an aunt to my children and to their babies too. She was constantly thoughtful and supportive while giving freely of her many talents. Her kindness to each of us will live forever in our memories. We miss you, Marianne.

  • Brian & Betty Walrath says:

    Remembering the great privilege Brian’s cousin, Marianne, gave our family by asking our daughters JoAnna and Andrea (now age 41 and 40) to be her flowergirls. Our deepest sympathy in her passing.

  • Ron and Mary-Ann Danilowich says:

    So sorry to hear of Mariannes passing- Ron worked with her at SE District and we called her Rons other
    Marianne. She truly was a special lady. She will be sadly missed by all that knew her. Sorry we were unable to attend her service- our thoughts are with the family.

  • Jil & Brander McDonald and families says:

    Kent, Nathan, Ben and families,
    We remember Marianne as such a sweet soul, we spent so many good times together and had such great long talks always full of love and laughter. Often we spent time at the climbing gym waiting for our boys, catching up on life.
    We always will remember her with love and fondness.

  • Springfield Funeral Home says:

    Hi there,

    I just wanted to share our condolences to Kent, Nathan and Ben for the loss of Marianne,

    She was such a nice lady and I remember staying with her and Kent and them taking us out on the lake and having a blast,

    Thoughts are with you all,

    Take care,

    Kyle & Victoria Casoria

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