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Born: Oct 13, 1941

Date of Passing: Jan 07, 2022

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Marlene Drewniak, 80, passed away on January 7, 2022, at Vista Park Lodge in Winnipeg.
At her request, no service will be held.
Marlene was born October 13, 1941, in Sundown, MB. Besides her time in a small town, she spent time in Kitchener, ON, and Winnipeg before settling back in Sundown with her husband Metro Drewniak.
Marlene had a passion for painting, with landscapes and animals being her specialty. She was very proud of her skill and was more than eager to show off her latest creations to anyone who happened to be passing by.
Mrs. Drewniak is survived by her sons, Daniel Drewniak and David Drake. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Edna Boychuk; sister, Gladys Wyatt; and husband, Metro (Matt) Drewniak.
Donations may be sent to Parkinson Canada-Winnipeg Office.


As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 15, 2022

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Marlene and Matt were always very friendly and helpful to Nelson and I when we moved to Vita in 1971. Their sons Danny and David went to school with our kids and also played baseball together. Our sincere condolences. - Posted by: Dianne Fry (friend) on: Jan 19, 2022

  • Mrs Drewniak, Marlene, was always well-spoken, engaging, a leader while following her own path. My memory of her will always be of an eye-catching hat, a gorgeous outfit, and snazzy frames! May you be reunited with those you miss and loved. - Posted by: Lori-Ann (Friend ) on: Jan 18, 2022

  • Sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. May god grant you peace and see through you in your time of loss. - Posted by: Faeeza Adam (Family friend) on: Jan 17, 2022

  • Deepest condolences to you Danny & David and the Drewniak family. Marlene & I were in the same grade and became friends for many years, I always looked forward to reading the Sundown News in the Carillon Newspaper when Marlene wrote the Sundown column--my hometown . Cherish your memories and count your blessings for having her in your life for her many years on this earth--I will. Sincerely, Luba Beange [nee Happychuk] - Posted by: Luba Beange [ nee Happychuk ] (School friend) on: Jan 15, 2022

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