August 2016

Soberlak, Rose (Campbell) nee Moffatt

Soberlak, Rose (Campbell) nee Moffatt passed away on August 11th 2016 after a long and successful life. She was born in Clive Alberta April 7th 1922 to Alice and Robert (Scottie) Moffatt and lived in Nelson BC. Rose married Lorne Campbell in 1942(deceased 1972) and Kayzak Soberlak in 1975 (deceased 1979). She worked at the Castlegar & District Hospital from 1958 - 1978 as a nurse’s aide.

Nelson, Darcy Lyle

Nelson, Darcy Lyle

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Darcy Lyle Nelson on August 13th, 2016 in Salmo, BC at the age of 52.

Cumblidge, Dorothy (Dory) Lois Butler

Dorothy (Dory) Lois Butler Cumblidge passed away peacefully in New Denver BC. 

She was born in Nelson BC and lived all her life in this province.  She spent most of her working life in Vancouver at the Province newspaper.  She began as a copywriter and ended up writing an “about town” column under the name of “Dorothea”.  At the end of her career she was Director of Advertising for K-Mart stores in Western Canada and Bellingham Washington. 

Hawes, Robert Brian (Corky)

Robert Brian (Corky) Hawes

April 6, 1936 – Aug 2, 2016

Olsson, Nikki Lee

Nikki Lee Olsson

1964 ~2016

Nikki was born in Quesnel BC, into the loving home of Mabel and Floyd Moore. Growing up in the Kootenays, eventually marrying and settling into Nelson in 1987. Nikki had an infinite love of animals, the outdoors and life in general. She worked in the Nelson area in many capacities, latest with School District 8.

She raised two children, Kim and Kris, and just recently became a grandmother for the first time with Kim’s new arrival Khloe.

Mallett, Edward (Ed)

Mallett, Edward (Ed)

Edward (Ed) Mallett of Balfour passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital on July 28, 2016 after a brief illness.  Ed was born in Vancouver November 4, 1937 and lived in the Lower Mainland until moving to Balfour in 1999.  He was an avid bowler in his younger years and after retirement, he enjoyed gardening and relaxing.  He was an active member of the Nelson Eagles.

Legebokoff, Helen

Helen Legebokoff

1943 ~ 2016

The family of Helen Legebokoff sadly announces her passing on July 20, 2016 at Mountain Lakes Care Facility in Nelson, BC.  Helen was blessed with 73 years of life.  Helen was born April 29, 1943 in Krestova and had fond memories growing up there.

Corbett, Ronald Jamison

Corbett, Ronald Jamison

February 22, 1935 – July 5, 2016

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ron Corbett.  He died peacefully at Kootenay Lake Hospital surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer.

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