Sofia “Tootsie” Marcer passed away peacefully at the Rocky Mountain Village May 4, 2012 at the age of 87. Tootsie was born May 5, 1924 to parents Greta and Jacob Kappel. She married Elmer Marcer on August 2, 1944 and together they raised four sons. In her leisure time Tootsie enjoyed gardening, playing the piano and many camping and fishing trips with Elmer at Lake Kookanusa. One of Tootsie’s greatest joys in life was her grandchildren.
She is survived by her four sons: Wayne (Pat) of Cranbrook, Glen of Fernie, Gary (Terry) of San Ignacio, Mexico and Ray (Kim) of Fernie, seven grandchildren: Roseanna (Sebastian), Travis (Jessie), Toni, Ben (Mary Jane), Craig, Joel and Tanner and her great grandchild Liam. Tootsie was predeceased by her husband Elmer in 1997.
At Tootsie’s request there will be no funeral. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.