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Patricia Edith Hickey, 95, of Nelson BC, passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital, October 12, 2019, of natural causes. She was born to Benjamin and Edith Gray on November 16th, 1923 in Kamloops BC. Several moves occurred, as her father worked for CPR. When it came time for the family to move from Victoria to Edmonton, mom told her father “Only if I can get a horse”, which she did. She...

Irene Winona Burns passed away at Mountain Lakes in Nelson, October 4th 2019, after a courageous fight with cancer. With the support of family she was able to live independently at her home until her last few weeks when she was in palliative care.

A service will be held at Thompson Funeral Service on Saturday, Oct 19th at 2:00 pm with a tea to follow.


Jimmy was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario by his parents Hazel and William Deans.

He was predeceased by his parents, wife Linda, sister Donna, and his son Billy. Jimmy is survived by his loving sister Carrol (Al), brothers Bill (Linda) and Dan (MaryLou), daughter Bonnie (Dan), sons Jim (Betty), Robbie (Amy), Jamie (Denise), stepson Shane (Sylvie Ann) and sons from another parent...

On September 29th, 2019 at 1:00 PM Barbara (Barb) Joan Renwick died peacefully. Her family was by her side telling her how much she is loved as she took her last breath.

Barb was 83 years old, born on June 26th, 1936 in Edmonton Alberta. Her family moved to Grande Prairie and Red Deer in her youth.

Barb came to Nelson at the age of 15 with her mother Hildur...

Norman Nance

Cowboy, trucker & Eagle of Nelson, B.C., passed away peacefully September 30, 2019 surrounded by family and friends.

He left behind a son, daughter, 3 stepsons and their spouses, grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Norm was predeceased by his wife Phyllis Nance of Nelson, B.C.