M. Helen Powell

Helen Powell passed away peacefully on December 5, 2014 at Mt. Ida Mews in Salmon Arm, B.C. at the wonderful age of 88. Helen was predeceased by her husband David and is survived by her children Leanne Milburn (Tom), Robb Burnham (Leaza), Cheryl Wallace (Ken), Randy Burnham, step children Glen (Dawne), Gayle Rainboth (Steve) and Sandra Head (John), 8 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren and 5 Step Grandchildren and dear friends. She had a rewarding career as a registered nurse and loved her summers at Shuswap Lake and winters in Yuma. She was a very special lady with a twinkle in her eye, she will be dearly missed. A very special thanks to Dr. Guy Dewet and the wonderful staff at Mt. Ida Mews and Shuswap Lodge in Salmon Arm. They all provided the best care and support a family could ask for. A memorial service will be held in the spring to celebrate Helen’s life. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice. As Mom would say, “Keep smiling, be happy, and know the strength of prayer.” God Bless you Mom.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129. Email condolences and share memories through Helen’s obituary at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.

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