Marion Lois Garner

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February 19, 1945 ~ May 7, 2023

Born in: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo West, CO

Marion Lois Garner, 78, was born on February 19, 1945, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was born to William Arley Relaford and Hilda Martin Relaford. Marion was the 5th of 14 siblings.

Marion is preceded in death by her loving husband of over 50 years, Fred Garner; her parents; her father and mother-in-law, Sam and Viva Garner; her brothers, Richard, Norman, and Marvin; and her sisters, Lilly and Edna.

She is survived by her six children, Denise, Suzanne, Andrea, Patty, John, and Sara. She was a beloved Grandmother to 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Marion was a devoted foster mom for many years of her young life. She had many children come in and out of her home and loved and cared for them just like they were her own. Marion was an avid reader and you could always find her with a book in her hand cuddled up with her sweet dog Libbi. Marion was an amazing homemaker, devoted to her husband and children. She loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. She loved to go to the Temple with her friends, she was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Through her love of Christ, she made many lifelong friends.

Funeral service, 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 144 S. Abarr Dr., Pueblo West. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Online condolences,


Funeral Service: May 12, 2023 1:30 pm

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pueblo West Ward
144 S Abarr Dr
Pueblo West, CO 81007

(855) 474-0101

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  1. Hi grandma I miss you and will write at least three times a day to you I am happy because I know that you are watching me from above I love you so much and will never forget our memories and the fact that you were by my side since birth and I know I can always spill the tea to you even though you aren’t here anymore. I will write to you every single day until I feel like I finally payed you back you taught me how to walk how to read and now I love to read and board games are my favorite thing to do too. I will always remember your sweet laugh and every word you said will go in my quote book!! Love you grandma I will stay strong for you ❤️

  2. CandleImageHe grandma it’s nessa your great granddaughter I just want to let you know that even though we haven’t been around each other a lot I always think about you and I really miss you I wish you were here so we could bake cookies I think about you a lot gram and I love you so much

    • CandleImageGramma I will write you everyday I really miss you and can’t believe you are gone I cherish the memories that we had together and I love you so much you have always been there for me and watched my mother birth me I love you gramma I’m glad that we had thanksgiving earlier that year so you could enjoy it one last time I love you and I hope you rest in piece with grandpa frank

  3. Marion was a second mom to many of us in the neighborhood. She taught me to drive and how to make fried bread that was topped with her wonderful green chile. She always had time to share and have fun. Prayers and condolences to all of the family.

  4. Marion was my second mother growing up. She was always so kind and loving.
    Marion planted the seed which lead me to the church.
    She was such a good role model for me to raise a family.
    Prayers go to Sara and the family. I send much 💕 love.

  5. I love Marian as a sister I knew her many years. She blessed many people. She was there always for her family. She had so much love in her heart. She is a angel.

  6. So sorry to hear of Sister Garner’s passing. I have known her for years especially in the old Belmont church building. Now she is united with Fred and a grand reunion with other family members. Our sincere prayers and love go out to their family at this time of sorrow!

  7. So very sorry to hear of the passing of this good woman. May each family member be comforted and blessed at this time.

  8. You were so lovely and loved by so many. Thank you for being a great mom to Sara and a great grandmother to her kids. ❤️

  9. My heart goes to all the family. She was one of the favorite people in the family. We loved staying with her when we went through Pueblo on vacation. Her husband and my husband were very close. I vision the smile on her husband’s face when he greeted her. Love to all and may our Heavenly Father comfort you! One memory that will always be with me is her quiche pies!

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