It is with sadness, that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, Nellie (Neeltje) Lenos, on July 22, 2013.
Nellie was born in Holland on July 9,1922. She married her late husband,Ted (Tjypke) in Holland at the end of WW2,and in 1952 the young family immigrated to Canada. After travelling across country, the family settled in the Blewett area and finally in Nelson.
Nellie was predeceased by two infant sons, her beloved husband Ted, oldest daughter Hilda, and granddaughter Melanie.
Nellie is survived by sons John(Vi) and grandson Mark of Surrey, David (Heather) granddaughters Laura and Jennifer of Castlegar,Grandson Aaron of Blackfalds, Alberta, Hilda’s children, Sarah, Fred and Matthew of Vancouver, and daughter Rose (David) and grandsons David and Darrell of Paris, Ontario. Nellie is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. Graveside service to take place October 1st at 1:30 at the Nelson Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations made to a local charity, would be appreciated.