Marion Grace Barber

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. Passed away on Saturday, December 31st, 2022, at MacGregor Health Centre with family by her side, at the age of 91 years old.

Marion was born on May 23rd, 1931, and married Don Barber on October 27th, 1951. They farmed for several years, later starting the gravel business “Barber Sand & Gravel” with Marion doing the bookkeeping for many years. Later they were to enjoy travelling to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan & Ixtapa, Mexico, Hawaii, Jamaica, Alaska, winters in Texas for 14 years, Parksville & Qualicum Beach – Vancouver Island.

Marion is survived by husband Don of 71 years; two sons Gerald (Debi) Barber & Gary (Darlene) Barber; two daughters Michelle (Doug) Green & Diane (Ken) Potapinski; eight grandchildren Chris (Jennifer) Barber, Jed (Jessemy) Barber, Nicole & Carson (Tess) Green, Colby (Celine) Potapinski, Johnathan (Brooklyn) Potapinski, Julie (Jason) Potapinski, Sadie Potapinski; and four great-grandchildren Chloe Anderson, Miah Barber, Hodge Barber, Walker Potapinski & Lainey Potapinski.

If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to MacGregor Health Foundation; PO Box 250 MacGregor, MB, R0H 0R0 or Diabetes Canada; 401-1 Wesley Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4C6.  

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 1:30 PM St. Paul’s Anglican Church, MacGregor, Manitoba. A time of fellowship and refreshments will be held at Heartland Multiplex following the service.

Clarke’s Funeral Home Gladstone ~ MacGregor in care of arrangements