Lorne (Ranger) Ronald Markstrom
October 29, 1950 – November 13, 2010
Age 60 years.
With much sorrow we announce the passing of Lorne on Saturday November 13, 2010 at Missicordia Hospital in Edmonton Alberta.
Lorne was born in Revelstoke to Henry and Mary Markstrom. He was one of five children in the family. He joined the army cadets and at the age of 17 travelled to Germany, on his return he was employed by the CPR and became one of the youngest engineers on the railroad. He met and married Betti in 1982.
Lorne is survived by his daughters Kellie Nelson (Travis Kass), Diana (Dustin) Hue, Grandaughter Jacelynn Hue and son William Markstom, Children of Betti Gabruck. His Brother Gordie (Maureen) Markstrom, niece Teresa (Sam) LeRose, sister-in- law Dale Markstrom, nephew Mike (Mireille) Markstrom, sister in law Carol Markstrom, nephew Kristian Markstrom, niece Tora Markstrom, brother in law Don Mccall, nieces Lori Mcall, Lisa Mcall and nephew Darren McCall. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Mary Markstrom, brother Allan Markstrom, sister Sharon McCall and brother Keith Markstrom.
A graveside service will be held at the Revelstoke Cemetery on Saturday, Nobember 27, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev Ken Jones, United Church.
A celebration of Lorne’s life will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion.
The family would like to thank friends and relatives for all their kindness and caring.