Humboldt District Hospital Foundation – General Equipment Fund
PO Box 1740
Humboldt, SK, S0K 2A0
St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Parish
PO Box 120
Annaheim, SK, S0K 0G0
Margaret Ann Lizee (née Forster) was born to Claude and Leona Forster (née Reiter) on March 22, 1936, in Lake Lenore, Saskatchewan; the first of six children. Margaret grew up attending Schuler school, and being the eldest, she helped on the farm, tending cows and pigs, or driving horses or the tractor. Everyone called her Marge. On July 7, 1957, Marge was involved in a horrific two car collision in which she sustained a crushed pelvis. It took seven months to rehabilitate and she spent some of that time in a wheelchair, where she kept herself busy reading and crocheting. Eventually she could walk without pain, and her shortened right leg was resolved with a lift on her right shoe. Marge met Simon Lizee on January 31, 1958 at a dance, while still in her wheelchair. They had a whirlwind romance, and were married on June 30, 1958. The couple stayed in Saskatoon for a short while, until Simon finished his teaching education. They moved to their new home in Annaheim where Simon became principal of the Annaheim School which was his first and only career position. Marge and Simon had a mutual love for music. Together they entertained friends and family with their guitars. Later they joined the St. Ann’s Choir. Marge and Simon travelled over most of Canada together, visiting family on the way. Both loved watching hummingbirds at the feeder through their living room window. Marge was a talented seamstress and sewed beautiful dresses for her girls. She was an avid collector of angels, coins, stamps, and Harlequin novels. She loved taking pictures, took an art course, and even wrote poems. Marge enjoyed her scratch tickets, and always contributed to Telemiracle. In the last number of years, Marge donated enough each year to receive Telemiracle Teddies. She in turn, gifted these to her great-granddaughter Farryn Poncelet. Marge was a huge fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, rarely missed a game, and kept detailed records of the stats from each game in a book. As a homemaker, Marge kept the home fires burning. She loved to crochet and perfected her craft; often designing her own patterns for family and friends as gifts. Her beloved husband, Simon, passed away on November 20, 2007. Mom lived in their home in Annaheim, until she walked those angelic steps, to be reunited with Simon once more. Marge and Simon were blessed with four children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, who will all miss her dearly: Mark Lizee; Monica (Stan) Lipinski and family, Tasha (Craig) Poncelet and Farryn, and Stefanie (Michael); Noel (Donna) Lizee and family, Jessie Walby and Owen Walby; and Janine (Kevin) Zlukosky and family, Cameron (Kirsten), and Ashley (Colby); as well as her siblings: Carol (Eugene) Willen, Dennis (Loraine) Forster, Lorna (Tom) Dietz, and Randy (Ann) Forster; together with her many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Marge was predeceased by her beloved husband, Simon Lizee; her parents, Claude and Leona Forster (née Reiter); her sister Delphine Meyer; and her niece Kristie Doucet.