PEAKE (PATTERSON) Marie Marie was born July 26, 1911 in Mrs. Brown's Nursing Home in Calgary, she went to life in Christ on April 29, 2006 in Drumheller. Marie was raised at The Big Rock Farm in Okotoks. She attended Big Rock School in her early years and completed her education at Sacred Heart Convent in Calgary. After her education, Marie returned to The Big Rock Farm where she was described by her father as "The best hand he ever had." Marie loved to ride and always attended the Millarville Races where she rode and won several Ladies races. She cooked on several ranches, including the OH Ranch at Longview, 2 Dot at Nanton, Bar U at High River, Bar C at Cochrane and for Ole and Edith Willard at Milo. Marie lived her life with total commitment to the land, her horses and cattle, all of which she loved dearly. In Red Deer on December 6, 1971, Marie married Tom Peake of the Flying U Ranch at Dorothy. They ranched there for many happy years before retiring to Drumheller in 1996. After twenty-eight years of love and devotion, Tom passed away in 1999. Marie is survived by her daughter Lynn Paige (Richard) of Didsbury and her son Gordon J. Patterson (Jackie) of Tucson. Marie was a loving grandmother to Holly Patterson of Tucson, Dr. Jodi Patterson, Ph.D. of San Diego, Shannon Ellenton (Brent) of DeWinton and Rob Gabert of Calgary. Marie was predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Gerald Gough of Okotoks who gave her guidance and unconditional love throughout their lifetimes. She was also predeceased by her sister Celia of Wenatchee and her brother Frank of Calgary. She leaves to mourn her loss, two sisters, Theresa Ballard of Red Deer and Josephine Bews of Longview along with a number of nieces and nephews. Heartfelt gratitude from the Patterson Family is extended to Sandra Kohut for her devotion, steadfast dedication and love in the care of Marie over the past eight years. A Prayer Vigil will be held on Friday, May 12, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Drumheller. The Funeral Mass will be said on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Drumheller. The Graveside Service will follow at Marie's final resting place at St. James Catholic Cemetery in Okotoks at 3:30 p.m. Donations may be sent to the charity of one's choice.