Marie Prokop

January 12, 1932 – January 27, 2019
Our beloved mother, grandmother and friend passed away January 27th after a brief hospitalization due to pneumonia. She moved to Castlegar in 1965 with husband Wally and their children Bob, Jay, Dawn and Darcy. After living in Fernie for a few years she decided she would live the rest of her life in Castlegar and moved back in 1972 for good. Always very active, in her youth she shone as a skip for the Castlegar Curling club, and would often reminisce fondly of her time as a women’s softball coach. Marie’s competitive and athletic spirit was inherited by her children, and her love of golf, curling and softball was only surpassed by her love for her friends and family. Marie is survived by her son Robert, granddaughter Danielle and grandson Tassanapong.

We would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Trail hospital and especially the staff of the Castlegar emergency for their care and kindness, as well as everyone at Castlewood for making these last years of her life as comfortable as possible.

Please join us in celebrating Marie at the Castlegar Curling Club, April 27th at noon.

In lieu of sending flowers please consider a donation to the Castlegar Curling Club. Cheques can be made payable to Castlegar Curling Club and mailed to Ron Anderson, c/o Grant Thornton, Suite 4, 615 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar, V1N 1G9. The proceeds will help their junior curling programs. Please note, as this is not a registered charity, a receipt cannot be made available.


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