Obit: Marklinger, Louisa January 18, 2016

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File contributed by: Robert Leggett 
March 7, 2016, 8:31 am


Louisa Dora Marklinger, 87, of Chilliwack, passed away in 
Heritage Village on January 18, 2016. Lou was born in 
Dublin, Ireland on April 2,1928 to Edith and Thomas Leggett. 
She had a wonderful childhood in rural Ireland with 
siblings, Betty, Bob and Ina, then moved to the Isle of Man 
at age 19, with sister Betty, to train as a nurse - the 
beautiful and popular Leggett sisters!

Lou moved to Canada in 1954 and worked at Woodwards for many 
years, making long lasting friendships. She enjoyed curling, 
entertaining, cooking and traveling with husband Carm. They 
were well loved tour guides for their many visitors at the 
"Marklinger Hotel" as the St. Charles house came to be 
known. They moved to Chilliwack for their retirement years. 
Lou is survived by June Pitcher, Chilliwack; Gary Pitcher, 
Cranbrook: Brian Marklinger, Kelowna; Gary Marklinger, 
Surrey; and Lynn Marklinger, North Vancouver; by 
grandchildren Sunshine Thompson, Alana Marklinger, Michelle 
Marklinger, Ryan Marklinger, Tracey Sami, Jeremy 
Melendez-Duke, Laura Tobin and Danielle Theus, many great 
grandchildren and a new-born great great grandson.

A celebration of Lou's life will be held on March 26th, 1:00 
to 4:00, at the family home, 104 - 6001 Promontory Rd., 

Additional Comments:
Dublin should read Newbridge, Co. Kildare.