Shiela Mae Howard

April 1, 1949 – July 19, 2019
It is with our deepest sorrow and regret that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, nana, and great nana, Shiela Mae Howard Born April 1st, 1949 in Smithers B.C. to Carl & Myrtle Mortenson. After a long courageous battle with cancer she left us on July 19th, 2019.
Shiela is survived by her loving husband & life long companion Les of over 50 years. She is also survived by Son’s Kevin (Julie), Will (Ruby), Trevor (Kylie), Cory (Brandy) daughters Kellie (Gary), Susan (Lon). Brother Art (Myrna), Jim (Marylou), Sister’s Karen (Ray), Jean (Tim), Louise (Bill). 10 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren & many beloved nephews and nieces and numerous caring friends. Shiela was predeceased by her parents Carl & Myrtle Mortensen and brother John.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to our wonderful family and friends for their love and support through our difficult time. We would also like to thank Dr.Malpass, Dr.Mieske & her cancer team including ambulance attendants that made long rides seem like you were on cloud 9..she loved to chat, & to all the dedicated nurses she had in her final days and throughout her journey. Donations can be made in Shiela Howard’s name at KLH Foundation, Nelson, BC. To view the full obituary and leave a personal message of condolence, please visit the family’s online register at
Celebration of Life & Reception to be held on September 7th at 2 pm The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 222 Richards St West, Nelson, B.C.
Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.

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