Florence May Nelson born April 17, 1928 in Eston, SK, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 30, 2017 in Penticton, BC at the age of 89 years.
Predeceased by her husband, Jim, she will be sadly missed by her daughter Harlene (Dick) Knorr; son Harvey (Donna) of Kamloops, BC; brother-in-law Andy Nelson of Enderby, BC; sister-in-law Shirley (Don) McCron of Ladner, BC; brother-in-law John Miller of Vernon, BC; grandchildren Dean Jones of Penticton, BC, Brian and Danika Nelson of Kamloops, BC, Renae (Greg) Gartrell of Kamloops, BC, and Rick Knorr of Penticton, BC; 8 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Florence was also predeceased by her parents Harry and May; 4 infant siblings; brothers John, Harvey, and Fred; sisters Sheila and Marion; and son-in-law Don Jones.
Florence was a fabulous cook and an even better baker, making many special treats. She enjoyed a good game of cards, doing jigsaw puzzles and word searches.
Thanks to Dr. Richardson and especially the care-aides at Westview for their care of Florence over the past 3 months.
Her Celebration of Life will be held October 8, 2017 from 1 -4 p.m. at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 22, 14205 Rosedale Ave., Summerland, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Canadian Red Cross – Yukon Office – BC Fires Appeal, PO Box 4664 Stn. Terminal, Vancouver, BC V6B 9Z9 or to BC Children’s Hospital, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4.
Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com 250-494-7752.