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Marilyn Margaret Loutit

July 24, 2021


Marilyn Margaret Loutit (nee Bell)

  Marilyn passed peacefully at home with her family on July 24 12:55 a.m, after a long 9 years of battling Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer.
  She was an anomaly and a sparkle of light in the world and will be deeply missed by her many, many family members, friends and acquaintances. She fought to be here with her family right until the end. She truly is an inspiration to many.
  She is predeceased by her father Olafur Bell and mother-in-law Marion Noonen (nee Loutit).
Marilyn is survived by her husband Dale Loutit and her children Chris Loutit (Lauren) and Shannen Loutit; mother Thelma Bell (nee Sutherland); siblings Myron Bell (Carol), Maureen Petersen (Harry), Barb Nutbean (Jason) and Kim Chartier (Ron); in-laws Tim Noonen (Joyce), Kelly Noonen, Roberta Goetz, Gord Noonen (Dianne) and Ian Noonen. As well as her many other family members.

  Marilyn grew up on a farm in Clandeboye, MB. She met her husband Dale Loutit when she was 16. They married at the age of 25 and had two children Chris and Shannen and raised her family in East Selkirk, MB. Marilyn worked for the Federal Government for Employment Insurance for 26 years. She met many close friends and made a positive impact on the community for being such a kind soul. She loved to tell her jokes and her smile would brighten up any room she walked into. She loved to dress up and do skits with her family and friends. She brought laughter and joy to every room. You could find her outside working with the earth. Whether that be planting trees, tending to her flower bed or the garden. You could also find her dancing or by the bonfire. She worked very hard on her park like yard that she loved so much. She was fair, generous and carried herself well.
  The family wishes to thank everyone who helped Marilyn on her journey. We couldn’t have done it without you and words cannot express our gratitude.
  A Celebration of Life will be held at her residence outdoors in East Selkirk, MB on August 28, 2021 from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. We are asking that you practice social distancing, bring your own chair and a bell to ring during speeches. In lieu of flowers, we are having a potluck for late lunch or bring a firework (lighting of fireworks will follow provincial and municipal by-laws). For more details please email

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Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk in care of arrangements.




































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