Medina May Logus

December 10, 1922 – January 29, 2023
In loving memory ~
Medina passed away Sunday Jan 29th, 2023 at Mountain Lake Seniors Community in Nelson, B.C. Born on December 10th, 1922, she left this world at the age of 100. Medina was the youngest daughter of Percy and Medina Aldous but raised by her godparents, Isaac (February 17th, 1864 – April 10th, 1950) and Lillian (May) Ashton (May 18th, 1875 – Jan 11, 1954). Her father, Percy (Percival Earnest Aldous) was born in London England July 10, 1883 and died September 20, 1981 at the age of 98 in Moose Jaw, SK. His wife Medina Aldous (nee Medina Mirza de Bussy) born November 11, 1882 passed December 22nd, 1922 at Hodgeville, SK.
Medina was predeceased by her two older sisters, Jessie (Alan Sheasby) in 2013 and Doris (Keith France) in 1997. Medina’s nieces and nephews are Rod, Bob and Medina (Sheasby) and Dennis and Dianne (France). Others from her husband’s side include Bob and Bonnie Sicotte and Doug and Bernie McMullin both from the Nelson area and Dale McMullin from Moyie.
Medina left Saskatchewan and moved to Ottawa during WWII where she met John Logus. They married in 1947 and were together for 61 years. John predeceased her on December 15th, 2006 at the age of 87. Their only son, John (Wayne) was born in 1951. Together, they had various postings with the RCAF which included Rockliffe ON, Penhold AB, 4 Wing Baden-Soellingen Germany, and finally Cold Lake AB. While at Cold Lake, Medina developed a love for oil painting and produced several examples. They retired to the North Shore outside of Nelson BC in 1974 where they lived until they both had to move to MLSC in 2006.
Medina will be remembered for her love of the miniature poodles she owned; Pierre and Chica. She maintained her connection to the United Church in Nelson for many decades.
She enjoyed her 15 years as a resident at Mountain Lake where she was fortunate to have developed special friendships with many of the staff. The family wishes to express their thanks for the excellent care all of the staff and workers at Mountain Lake offered her over these many years.
In a private ceremony, her ashes will be interned with those of her husband, John, in the Nelson Memorial Park Columbarium.
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