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Obituaries

Kathleen Violet Rutherglen (Nee Stanley)

February 14, 1924 –May 15, 2020

The Rutherglen family announces with great sadness the death of their beloved mother and grandmother- Kathleen (Bunty). She left us peacefully May 15 at the age of 96. Kathleen was born on February 14, 1924 in Sheffield, England to Rowland and Catharine Stanley. At the age...

SEPTEMBER 9, 1930 – MAY 1, 2020

James Ernest Donaldson passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 1, 2020 at Mountain Lake Seniors Community, Nelson, BC at the age of 89.

Jim was born in Nelson on September 9, 1930 to James Herbert (Bert) and Mona (nee Harlow) Donaldson.  Tragically Mona passed away of tuberculosis when Jim was just...

 

Bert was born March 6, 1930, to parents Leicester and Elsie Longden, in their family home at the top of Cherry Street, Nelson, BC. He passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020, at age 90 at Mountain Lakes Seniors residence.

He attended Central School and as a young man worked at a variety of jobs including CP Rail worker, farmhand in Alberta, mechanic and milkman...

Howard Gremm, also known as Howie, passed away on March, 16th 2020.

Howard was a man of many things, many people in Nelson might have recently known him as the taxi-cab driver who talked about smiling yoga and radical forgiveness, others might remember the funny guy who made creative hats out of paper bags. Those who knew him well, knew that he was also a father, recently...

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Douglas Gloeckner Simmonds on April 19, 2020 in Nelson, BC. Doug was born on a small farm near Semans, SK on October 16, 1927. He joined the RCMP in 1946 and retired 27 years later. He loved the RCMP; it took him up north to Aklavik, NWT and then down south to High River, AB. This is where he met the love of his life Lorna E. Wright at a...

Walz, James (Walzy) passed away peacefully at his home on April 24, 2020 with his wife by his side.

Jim was born October 25, 1945 in Unity, Saskatchewan. He was raised in Montrose, BC and worked for CPR, Cominco (Teck) in Trail, as well as several locations around the province at dam sites and mill shutdowns including up in Fort McMurray before retiring.

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