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Dora Marose

1929 - 2021

Dora Evelyn Marose, beloved wife of the late Doug Marose, passed away in Taber on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the age of 92 years.

A private funeral service was held at Knox United Church, Taber on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Burial followed at the Taber Memorial Garden.

Dora is survived by her son Marvin Marose of Taber and his two children Coralee (Keith) Lubbers of Brooks (their family Taylor, Jordynn and Kelsey) and Chad Marose of Taber; her son Darrel (Corrine) Marose of Taber his two children Scott (Dallas) Marose of Lethbridge (their family Austin and Hailey) and Kerri (David) Woodruff of Claresholm (their family Krysti-Anna, Kaitlyn, Kolton and Gustav); her son-in-law DeLace Rombough of High River and his daughter Charlane (Scott) McDougall of Calgary (their daughter Larissa); brothers Everett (Marian) Tinsley of Coalhurst, Raymond (Audrey) Tinsley of Lacombe, Ron (Vi) Tinsley of Coalhurst and by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Douglas Marose; parents Katie and Dan Tinsley; brother and sister-in-law Earl (Gert) Tinsley; sister and brother-in-law Marge (George) Scotter; brother and sister-in-law Wilburt (Linda) Tinsley; sister Norma Rombough; daughters-in-law Kim Marose and Bonnie Marose; grandson Craig (Norma) Rombough.

 Dora was born in Taber on July 25, 1929 to Katie (nee Allison) and Dan Tinsley. She married Doug Marose on May 14, 1946. In 1952 they settled on the Clem Campbell Ranch, southeast of Taber, purchasing it in 1964 and renaming it Golden Meadow Ranch. Together Dora and Doug continued to farm and raise cattle with their sons Marvin and Darrel along with Dora’s younger sister Norma and brother Ron.

Throughout her life Dora loved taking care of her family and she could often be found cooking up a storm, tending to her yard, or on an adventure around the farm with her grandchildren and later her great grandchildren. Dora was famous for her chocolate cakes and no one ever left her house with an empty stomach. She was a lifetime member of the United Church of Canada and served on several boards and committees at Knox United Church throughout her life.

 If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Dora’s name can be made directly to The Knox United Church Memorial Fund, 4929 - 50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta TlG 1H7.