Jade Michele Giesen

July 1, 1967 – April 11, 2014

It is with great sadness that we have to release the heartbreaking news that our daughter, Jade Michele, has passed away peacefully.

She is survived by her parents, Hans and Irene Giesen of Kelowna, her sister Vicki Foster and her husband Scott and their children Jaimi and Mitch in Arizona and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins in the Okanagan and in Germany.

Jade will sorely be missed by everybody who knew her and in particular Paul DeFelice, Ojas Cats and Valentina Fierro, all of whom supported her in so many ways.

We like to express our sincere gratitude to Cst. Lisa Schmidtke and Dectective Holt of the Nelson Police Dept. and the Nelson Search and Rescue Society whose members searched several days and late into the nights but did not relent until they found Jade.

A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, May 17th, 2014 in Nelson, BC. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to consider making a donation to the Nelson Search and Rescue Society, PO Box 254, Nelson, BC V1L 5P9.

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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.

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