Marie was born to David and Susanna Doerksen on August 19, 1927 in Saskatchewan, close to Goultown. Marie met Albert at 17 years of age. They were both baptized and then married on October 5, 1946. They raised five children; Audrey, Rosalie, Donald, Marvin and Glen. Her hobbies were gardening, crocheting, sewing, reading her Bible, and doing word search. Marie and Albert worked countless hours on blankets for needy people through Mennonite Central Committee for overseas relief. Church family involvement was always a priority. She often quoted scripture, and was a person of prayer. In her eighties, Marie began falling and struggling mentally and tests showed she had a brain tumor. Downsizing became necessary but it was a huge adjustment for her. In May 2011 Marie moved into the Pines where she received the care she needed until her peaceful passing on August 5, 2012.
Marie was predeceased by her parents; David and Susana Doerksen, her step dad George W. Dyck, her brothers and sisters Henry, Pete, Susie, Kay, Anni, Abe, Dave and Helene, and one great great grandson Kaiden McFadyen.