NILSON, Dorothy Elizabeth
Passed away on March 11, 2006 at Dufferin Place Extended Care. She was predeceased by her husband Axel in 1972. She is survived by her daughter Corinne (Harold) Wanke of Nanaimo, grandsons Donald of Victoria and Kevin of Nanaimo. Dorothy was born on September 20, 1913 in Thurlow Township, Ontario. She married Axel in 1940 and they resided in Winnipeg until his death in 1972. At that time she moved to Nanaimo to be near Corinne and her family. Dorothy was active in the Bowen Park Seniors and the Nanaimo Lawn Bowling Club. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Dufferin Place for their compassionate and loving care. Our sincere thanks to Dr. Luttrell for the care he has provided. There will be no service by Dorothy’s request. She will be interred beside Axel in Winnipeg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy’s memory to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or to the Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation.
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