July 28, 1937 – April 21, 2021
It is with deep sadness that the family of Marlene Rombough of St. Albert, AB announce that she passed away peacefully at the age of 83. Her husband and children were able to say their goodbye’s prior to her passage into the Lords hands.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Edward Rombough of 63 years, and their children, Dennis (Delphine), Perry (Tamis), Kelly (Laurie), Corinne (Lyle), Cameron (Cindy); 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild, her brother Harvey Dietrich; brother-in-law, Robert (Bunnie) Rombough, plus many nieces and nephews.
Marlene was predeceased by her parents Leo & Theresa Dietrich; sisters, Dorothy Poissant, Doreen Anderson & Bernice Roberts; grandson, Adam Rombough.
Marlene was born and raised in Heisler, AB and later moved to Edmonton, AB where she met and married the love of her life Ed. They spent the first part of their married life in Edmonton, Alberta and later moved to Kamloops, BC where they raised their 5 children. After the children had left home, they started a journey of adventures following their hearts and serving the Lord at Radway Bible College, Hinton Retreat Center then moving on to build and run the Cache Creek Retreat Center. After serving the Lord they settled once again in Kamloops, BC where Marlene was known for her helping hands in St. John Vianney Catholic Church. She loved to entertain, travel, bake pies for her children, cross stitch, playing cards and winning at the casino. The last few years Marlene and Ed moved to St. Albert, AB to be supported through their senior years. They quickly found friends in St. Albert through the church and seniors bridge club.
The funeral will be held Saturday, May 1st in St. Albert by invitation only (due to government regulations) followed by interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Memory of Marlene Rombough to her favorite charity: Chalice.ca or 1-800-776-6855 to help children in third world countries.
For people wanting to attend the funeral virtually there will be a link available through Connelly-McKinley website.
To send condolences, please visit www.connelly-mckinley.com.
Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home,
St. Albert Chapel