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Obituaries

Betty left us peacefully on the morning of August 18th 2019 at Kootenay Lake Hospital with family at her side.  She will be sorely missed by her family and many friends in Nelson and New Denver for whom she was friend, mentor, role model and inspiration.

The daughter of James Nelson and Beatrice Mules, Betty was born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 18th, 1922. ...

Jeannette Claridge, age 82, passed away on August 8, 2019 at Nelson, BCBeloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Jeannette is survived by her husband of 62 years, Derek Claridge. Four children, J’Anne (Barry) Monteleone, William (Kimberly) Claridge, Elaine (Cam) Iwaasa, and Valerie (Matt) Burnett, 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, brother, Clifford (Joan)...

Lorna (nee Torwalt) Jordan was born on March 4, 1931 to August and Emilie Torwalt and passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the Kootenay Lake hospital in Nelson B.C.

Lorna grew up on the family farm north of Jansen, SK where she attended the Prairie Rose school. While at home Lorna loved horses and spent a lot of time riding and training them.

On October 15, 1950...

Frances passed away peacefully on July 29th at Mountain Lake Care home. She lived an active busy life in the Kootenay area raising her family and contributing to the community in many volunteer positions.

Frances was always interested in politics and was a strong support to her husband in his career as an MLA and MP. She demonstrated leadership and dedication as a Girl Guide...