Marlene Ilona Delphine Reddekopp

15/06/1937 - 17/09/2019


Obituary For Marlene Ilona Delphine Reddekopp

June 15, 1937 – September 17, 2019

It is with grieving hearts that we share with family, friends and colleagues, the sorrowful loss of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Marlene Reddekopp on September 17, 2019.

Marlene’s love and compassion will continue to live in the hearts and minds of daughter, Karen, (granddaughter, Kyla, great grandchildren Taelor, Isebella, Lee); son Wade, (Darla, Cole and Briony); daughter Norene, (Ed, Destiny, and Skye), and several special relatives, friends and colleagues.

She was predeceased by her parents, George and Ina Nyman, numerous relatives and friends; former late husband CB Reddekopp and grandson Brad.

A Celebration of Marlene’s life will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:30am at Clairmont United church with a luncheon to follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Cancer Research, c/o Canadian Cancer Society, 710 10123 99 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1; Seniors Outreach, 101, 10127 121 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7V3 or to an organization of your choice.

Marlene’s family would like to thank all of the medical staff, family, friends and colleagues for their support to them as a family and to Mom over her lifetime, particularly during her last couple of weeks with us.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742


12 Oct


10:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Clairmont United Church 9915 100 Ave Clairmont, AB T0H 0W0 Get Directions »
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  • 26/02/2020

    So sorry to hear of your moms passing my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time

  • 26/02/2020

    To the beautiful lady who taught me to read and write. I treasured you as a role model, and have considered myself very lucky to have had you in my my life. I thank you for the visits we had in the past few weeks that you were in the hospital. Enjoy your eternal rest, Teacher

  • 26/02/2020

    Losing a parent is one of the hardest things we ever have to go through. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • 26/02/2020

    My deepest sympathy to the family, and friends Mrs.Reddekopp, she was one of my favorite teachers at St Mary's school. I will never forget your laugh and the caring person you were you will be greatly missed by so many!

  • 26/02/2020

    We are so sorry to hear about Marlene's passing. We knew her as a very kind generous person. I am sure she will be missed.

  • 26/02/2020

    To Marlene's family, We were sad to hear that Marlene has passed away. We knew her mostly through her work and dedication to the Alberta Retired Teachers' Association. She was always friendly and cheerful and we enjoyed visiting with her when we had the occasion. Unfortunately we cannot attend her service since we will be away at that time. Our condolences to you. Paul and Myrna Lemay

  • 26/02/2020

    Our hearts go out to children at this sorrowful time. We did not release that your Mom was so sick!! We are sorry we didn't get to see her in the past year, but due to our own ailments, we just never got to visit. We will remember the good times we all had together. The Mielke family. Peggy & Ray Glen & Donna Lyle

  • 26/02/2020

    Dear Wade and Reddekopp Family I''m truly sorry to hear about your loss. My Prayers and Condolences are with you all. I had the opportunity to know your Mother through the Royal Canadian Legion Grande Prairie and the time we spent "chatting" were a real blessing for me. She was a kind, sincere and caring person to me and I will forever cherish those moments. May God Bless her Soul Sincerely John Soucy

  • 26/02/2020

    I'm sending my thoughts and sincere condolences to the Reddekopp Family. Your mom and I met in the seventies and remained friends for many years. She was so gentle and soft spoken, we had many great conversations about our families, our children, and regular day to day living. She was a wonderful client, always bringing treats and cookies for all to share. Marlene will be joining the other Angels in Heaven, go rest high my friend! You will be missed.

  • 26/02/2020

    I'm so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Reddekopp was my grade one teacher. When I was in her class I had frozen my hands really bad while visiting a friend. During my time of healing, she always made sure my hands were being taken care of. To this day when they start getting cold I still remember her warming them up. She was a great inspiration to all of her students and we loved listening to her play the piano. Sincerely Derrick Kuzemchuk

  • 26/02/2020

    So saddened to hear of Marlene's passing. She and your family were very loved by my mother, Kay Mackey. So many wonderful memories of the two of them laughing and enjoying life. Friendship at its finest. Sending deepest condolences and hugs to each of you.

  • 26/02/2020

    Our deepest condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Nicole and Erika have fond memories of "Mrs. Reddekopp" at St. Mary's School

  • 26/02/2020

    Mrs. Reddekopp was my teacher at Sexsmith St. Mary's in grade 1 and grade 6. While I have not seen her since these elementary school days, I have such incredibly fond memories of her and am sad to hear of her passing. School felt like a second home in this loving lady's classroom. She cared so much for her students and that has stayed with me after all these years. We love you, Mrs. Reddekopp, and thank you for all that you did for each and every one of your students. My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones.

  • 26/02/2020

    Marlene was such a special lady. I'm glad to have known her as a teacher and a friend. I'm so sorry for your loss; she left a big mark on very many hearts. All my love to you all.

  • 26/02/2020

    Dear Reddekopp Family, What a sorrow to lose your Mom. She was such a special person who I've known since way back in the 1970s. We were neighbours first, then friends, then sisters in Royal Purple, and of course being the mother of my daughters best friend from kindergarten through high school. Treasure all your wonderful memories. Hugs...

  • 26/02/2020

    Marlene always greeted me with a smile and her enthusiasm for her profession and life in general was an inspiration. My sincerest condolences. I shall not be back from the U K till after the funeral

  • 26/02/2020

    Wade, Darla and family Our deepest condolences!! Use your wonderful memories to help you through this very difficult time!!! Earth has lost a wonderful woman!! Our deepest sympathy Merlin & Rosalie aRaTf

  • 26/02/2020

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Karen an your family.

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