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Iris Martin

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Iris Martin

August 06, 1918 – September 21, 2012

Iris Martin of Riondel passed away peacefully on Friday, September 21st, 2012 at Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson. Iris came to Luscar, Alberta from Wales at the age of 10. She then spent 21 years in Fort Nelson, and 37 years in Riondel, British Columbia.

Iris is survived by two sons, Lee and Dale (Roxanna), two grandsons, Byron (Ayralee) and Derek (Michelle), one granddaughter, Tasha Denyer and four great-grandchildren, Aidyn, Healy, Abigail and Deacon. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Catherine Rees, husband John Martin and eight brothers and sisters.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

As an expression of sympathy, family and friends may make a donation to:

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

BC/Yukon Division

300-1090 West Pender Street

Vancouver, BC, V6E 2N7

Fax – 604-683-2860

Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.

Online condolences may be expressed at


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