Kenneth Marran

Kenneth Marran

June 24th, 1946 November 7th, 2019

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Obituary for Kenneth Edward Marran

Mr. Ken Marran, beloved husband of the late, Irene Marran, passed away on November 7th, 2019. Ken leaves to cherish his memory his children, Deborah and Duane; siblings, Helen Young of Moncton, ON, and Harry Marran of Medicine Hat; sister-in-law Myrna (Sam) Marran, ON; brother-in-law, Glen (Carol) Miller of Penhold, AB; sister-in-law, Gloria Thomas of Okotoks, AB; and several nieces and nephews. Ken was predeceased by his wife, Irene (1993); his parents, Anna & Frank Marran; his sister-in-law, Gloria Marran; his brother, Sam Marran; his brother-in-law, Gordon Young; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law John and Tillie Miller. Ken was born on June 24, 1946 in Stratford, ON. He was raised on a farm in St. Mary’s, ON. After graduating from Western Ontario Agricultural College, in 1966, he moved West to Calgary. Ken worked at John Deere Tractor in 1966 before moving over to IBM from 1967-1980. Ken married Irene Miller on June 28, 1969. They had one daughter Deborah and one son Duane. In 1980 Ken moved his family to Medicine Hat to start his own businesses. He owned and operated Southern Door Sales for 26 years. Ken was very active in the community with board positions with the Community Credit Union and the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter. He was also a long standing member of the Knights of Columbus. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, at 11:00 am with Father Iqbal Khurshid, Celebrant. Condolences may be sent to subject heading .

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  • Rosary Service

    November 12th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel
    1 Dunmore Road SE
    Medicine Hat, AB
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    November 12th, 2019
  • Service

    November 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Holy Family Parish
    1451 Strachan Road SE
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    November 13th, 2019
    Father Iqbal Khurshid
  • Reception

    November 13th, 2019 |
    Holy Family Parish
    1451 Strachan Road SE
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    November 13th, 2019

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Joyce Millar

We are heartbroken to hear of Ken's passing. The world has lost a beautiful man. His kindness and generosity were unequaled. A donation has been made in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Deborah and Duane, you are in our hearts and in our thoughts.
The Millar cousins - Joyce, Jim, Marion & Wendy
Comment | Posted at 02:19pm via Condolence

To Ken's family - Our Deepest Sympathy to you on the loss of your precious loved one. May God Bless you, Comfort you. and give you Peace at this difficult time - and in the days ahead. Our thoughts & prayers -Ray & Mary Lingelbach - Ontario
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Betty Clifford

Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families, Deborah and Duane A donation to Heart and Stroke is being made from Betty, Tom and Heather, John and Kim, Larry and Judy, Rita Hoogenes, and Pat Cowsert in Ken's Memory

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