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Marie Fata Fili

February 15, 1980 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 42)

Obituary

Marie Fata Fili, 42 of Wichita, Kansas passed away on May 20th, 2022 in Wichita.  Marie was born the daughter of Ateima Samoa Fili and Deborah Sue Howard on February 15th, 1980.

Marie was one to march to the beat of her own drum.  She loved her family and friends tremendously.  She was a caring person and was always there when you needed her, no matter what the endeavor may have been. Along with the love she had for her family she was an avid animal lover.  She would tend to her dogs as if they were her own children.  Even volunteered at the animal shelter while living in Winfield.  Another love of Marie’s was anything outdoors.  She loved to hangout at various lakes, creeks and rivers throughout Kansas and Missouri. She was engaged to Steve Calhoun.

She is preceded in death by her dad; Ateima Samoa Fili, brother; Ateima Samoa Fili II, grandparents; Laloava and Aano Fili, Bobby and Virginia Howard.

Survivors include her children; Issiah, Elijah, and Tyra Thomas of Wichita, fiance; Steve Calhoun of Garden City, mom; Deborah Howard of Wichita, stepmom; Gwyn Fili of Wichita, siblings; KC (Cyndee) Fili of Missouri, Tina Fili of Wichita, Jessie Fili of Wichita, Quentin Bell of Wichita , Uaki (Linda) Gaseata of Wichita, a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and lifelong companion James Thomas.

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Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday
June 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Church Today Ministries
3161 S. Hydraulic
Wichita, KS 67216

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