January 2015

Karen Elizabeth Nelson

Karen Elizabeth Nelson

1944 - 2015

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Karen Elizabeth Nelson (nee Surina) on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, after a short stay at the Kootenay Lake Hospital. 

Melitta Ida Brewster

In Loving Memory
Melitta Brewster
March 25, 1908  -  January 19, 2015

Vivian Iris Perrier

Vivian Iris Perrier  

December 4, 1930 – January 12, 2015


It is with great sadness that the family announces Vivian passed away peacefully at Jubilee Manor.


Lehrke, Mabel

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on January 13, 2015 of Mabel Lehrke, beloved wife, mother, Oma, Baba, sister, aunt and friend. 

Born in Saskatchewan, on January 23rd, 1928, she lived most of her life in British Columbia, between Nelson and Nanaimo. 

Mabel is survived by her loving husband Hans Lehrke, son Hans (Louise) Lehrke, daughter Melissa (Ed) Vanstone, grandson Nick Vanstone, and granddaughters Rachel Vanstone and Zoya Lehrke.

Poulin, Raymond Eugene

It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Ray on January 13, 2015 in Vernon B.C.

Born in Nelson, B.C. on September 19, 1932, he is predeceased by his parents Eugene and Alma Poulin and his sister Jeanette.

He is survived by his sisters Rosella, Lorraine, Delphine, and his brothers Mark, Pat, and Gerry; by his children Michelle, Rene, Joseph, Kelly and Yvonne; his 9 grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Colin Horwood

Colin Horwood

March 5, 1941 - December 21, 2014


Agnes Bertha Lavina Pickering

Agnes Bertha Lavina Pickering

1920 - 2014

Long time Granite Road resident Agnes Pickering passed away peacefully December 29, 2014 at Talarico Place in Castlegar, where she resided since September this past year. She was blessed to live 94 happy healthy years.


Doris Esther Allen

Doris Allen

1925 – 2014


Doris (Doedy) Esther Allen, born in Fleming Colorado, USA passed away on December 28th, 2014 in Nelson, BC.

Doris was born to Jay and Clara Gorbutt, who are deceased. Those left to mourn are daughter Roberta (Don) Cliff of Spokane, Washington, three grandchildren Joe and Robert Minor of Spokane, Washington and Susan (Denise) Carter of Denver, Colorado, also the five great grandchildren, especially Emily Rose.