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VAN DEN ELZEN, Marie Jeanne Aimee (nee Gosselin)

June 1, 1940 — October 18, 2013

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother Marie. Born in St. Paul de Montminy, Quebec, Marie moved to Guy, Alberta with her family in 1941, she was married to Theo in Mclennan, AB in 1962, where they raised their children. They then moved to Kelowna in 1980 to make it their home. She is survived by her three children Michael (Kim), Ronald and Linda (Terry) and her two grandchildren Courtney and Kaylee all of Kelowna. She was predeceased by her husband Theo Van Den Elzen (1988). Losing her battle with cancer, she passed away peacefully in Kelowna at the age of 73. She will be deeply missed by her family, brothers, sisters and many friends. A heartfelt thank you, to the wonderful nurses, staff and volunteers at Kelowna Hospice House, who filled her final days with outstanding care, comfort and dignity. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. Entombment at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6. If you wish to send a condolenceIf you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:00 am

Springfield Funeral Home

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In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6


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The service for VAN DEN ELZEN, Marie Jeanne Aimee (nee Gosselin) is scheduled for Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC

Phone: 250.860.7077

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  • Ben & Rollande Gossselin says:

    To the Van Den Elzen family and friends;

    Our hearts go to you in sincere condolences at the loss of your dearest one.

    Our prayers accompany you at this time of


    I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom.my heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of the family Marie was a beautiful ladie YOU WILL MISS her God bless you all

  • Lynn Gotro says:

    Mike, Linda and Ron; My heartfelt condolenses, I am so sorry. She will be missed by many. RIP Marie xox

  • Pauline Canuel Jones says:

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Pauline Canuel Jones and Randy

  • Cecile Dancause says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss, to all of Marie’s family, my sincere and heartfelt condolences.

  • Tim Ansell says:

    linda and family, so sad to here about your mom, please remember , shes in a better place, free of all the pain and confusion. my heart gos out to you.
    signed Tim and family

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