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H. MARIE NELSON (MCLEAN)

Born: Mar 05, 1926

Date of Passing: Oct 17, 2021

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H. MARIE NELSON
(nee MCLEAN)
March 5, 1926 – October 17, 2021

Marie passed away in care 66 days after being diagnosed with a malignancy. Up to the point of diagnosis she had been living on the farm in the Marringhurst District west of Pilot Mound, MB, where she had moved with her husband, Vic, when they married in 1946.
She was an avid reader, world traveller, consummate volunteer and an ever loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. To the end of her life she was a woman of intellect, curiosity and infinite grace who embraced the spirit of adventure. In 2002 she was personally presented with a "Woman of Distinction" Award by Premier Gary Doer.
Marie was the second of three daughters born to Ernie and Ethel (Shaidle) McLean. She grew up on the family farm in the Londesboro District east of Pilot Mound. Marie was predeceased by her parents, husband Victor, sister Edna Lumgair, sister-in-law Anna Nelson and brothers-in-law, Doug Lumgair, Graham McKennitt, Dick Nelson, Cliff Nelson and Ernie Pedersen. She is survived by children, Leigh (Barbara Fallis) of Winnipeg, David of Pilot Mound, Jennifer (Dale Dobson) of Manitou and Bradley (Audrey De Ruyck) of Ottawa, grandchildren, Bob Nelson (Lisa Zadro), Tom Dobson (Julia Negrea), Merina Dobson-Perry (Joseph Perry) and Meghan Dobson, great-grandchildren, Avi Dobson, Brandon and Elora Perry, sister Alice McKennitt and sister-in-law Hellen Pedersen.
A funeral service was held Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Rock Lake United Church in Crystal City, MB.
Donations in Marie's memory may be made to the Marringhurst Historical Society, Box 72, Pilot Mound, MB R0G 1P0.
Publish Date: Oct 23, 2021

NELSON, H. Marie (nee McLean), March 5, 1926 – October 17, 2021 passed away in care 66 days after being diagnosed with a malignancy. Up to the point of diagnosis she had been living on the farm in the Marringhurst District west of Pilot Mound, MB, where she had moved with her husband, Vic, when they married in 1946. She was an avid reader, world traveler, consummate volunteer and an ever loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. To the end of her life she was a woman of intellect, curiosity and infinite grace who embraced the spirit of adventure. In 2002, she was personally presented with a "Woman of Distinction" Award by Premier Gary Doer. Marie was the second of three daughters born to Ernie and Ethel (Shaidle) McLean. She grew up on the family farm in the Londesboro District east of Pilot Mound. Marie was pre-deceased by her parents, husband Victor, sister Edna Lumgair, sister-in-law Anna Nelson and brothers-in-law Doug Lumgair, Graham McKennitt, Dick Nelson, Cliff Nelson and Ernie Pedersen. She is survived by children Leigh (Barbara Fallis) of Winnipeg, David of Pilot Mound, Jennifer (Dale Dobson) of Manitou and Bradley (Audrey De Ruyck) of Ottawa, grandchildren Bob Nelson (Lisa Zadro), Tom Dobson (Julia Negrea), Merina Dobson-Perry (Joseph Perry) and Meghan Dobson, great-grandchildren Avi Dobson, Brandon and Elora Perry, sister Alice McKennitt and sister-in-law Hellen Pedersen. A funeral service was held Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Rock Lake United Church in Crystal City, MB. Donations in Marie's memory may be made to the Marringhurst Historical Society, Box 72, Pilot Mound, MB. R0G 1P0.
Publish Date: Oct 23, 2021

As published in Brandon Sun, Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 23, 2021, Oct 23, 2021

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • So sorry to hear of Marie’s passing. May your family find peace knowing she lived a long, wonderful life and was an inspiration to all of us! - Posted by: Kathy Nelson (Friend) on: Oct 27, 2021

  • Our deepest sympathies to Marie’s family. She was a very pleasant, caring lady. - Posted by: Arnold and Shirley Foidart (Friend) on: Oct 24, 2021

  • Grandma was an incredible woman, and left us so much to aspire to. We already miss her so much. - Posted by: Merina Leigh Dobson-Perry (Granddaughter) on: Oct 23, 2021

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