April 16, 2019
1925 – 2019 ~ It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Leonard Nelson on April 16, 2019 in Kelowna, BC.
Leonard is survived by his wife Marjorie, daughters Barbara and Donna, grandchildren Jesse, Danialle, Ryan and great grandchildren Jack, Nicholas, Layla, Brendan, Justin, CJ, Lizzie and Jacob.
He was predeceased by parents Esther and Gustav, as well as Gunnar, Albin, Lillian, Helga, Signe, Harry, Erik and Everett.
Leonard was a devoted husband and father. He loved his family and the life he lived. Leonard was born in Canyon, BC and spent his youth in the beauty of the Creston Valley. On June 30, 1950 he married Marjorie Macdonald in Creston.
Len worked for Cominco and Montreal Engineering. He started as a surveyor, then he returned to school to become a professional engineer. Len travelled to many countries in this capacity and enjoyed his career. Len was a musician and an artist. He built furniture and his home in Balfour, BC. Len was a man of many talents and will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
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