It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother and Grandmother, Marina Shirley Pedersen on December 2, 2020 at Country Meadows PCH, Neepawa, Manitoba at age 85.
Marina was born to William & Agatha McCullough of Edrans, Manitoba on February 16, 1935. On March 24, 1956 she married Donald Pedersen of Strathclair, Manitoba.
Mom took on many varied rolls during her adult life; wife, mother, teacher, gardener, seamstress, crafter In many mediums, 4-H leader, Arden UCW member, collector of anything and everything and a cake decorator. Many wedding and special events cakes were baked and decorated in her kitchen.
She will be deeply missed by her daughters Gayleen (Laurie) Walsh, Gloria (Bruce) Hoover and Ginette (Danny) Roach. By six grandchildren and two great-grands, Candis, Roger and Hannah Scammell, Marsha, Josh and Mason McMahon, Chelsea, Jordan and Will Hoover and Krista and Kyle Ellsworth. Marina also leaves sister Betty (Bill) McLaren, brother Norman (Mary) McCullough, brother-in-law Mervyn (Lex) Pedersen as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by husband Donald, three sisters and their spouses, Annie and Cornie Martens, Dora and Ken Smith, Lilla and Art Wright, by brother Cecil McCullough and brothers-in-law Lawrence and Rae Pedersen.
We would like to express our unending, sincere gratitude to the medical and support staff, past and present, at Country Meadows PCH, for their generous, patient, compassionate care given Mom these last eleven years. A simple thank you is not enough.
Cremation and a private family graveside ceremony have taken place.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke or Cancer Care Manitoba.
Thank you to White’s Funeral Home who were in charge of arrangements. Your guidance and advice in these unprecedented times are greatly appreciated.
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