It is with great sadness we announce the passing
of Doris Merle Nelson at the age of 80. She is survived by her loving husband Robert Hannes Nelson,
her two daughters Laurelee Nelson (Don Debienne)
and Cindy Rhodes (Brian), her brother Ron Patmore (Carol), nephew Wesley Patmore, and nieces Tammie (Pete and RJ) and Jacqueline Patmore. Sadly, Doris is predeceased by her son, Garth Nelson. Doris will be greatly missed by her six grandchildren, Jennifer Starling (Andrew), Melanie Brandt (Paul), Chelsea Zeman (Jesse), Ashley Kratzer
(Jarrett), Cory Davy (Allyssa Grant), Thomas Welder
(Kirsty and Grayson Ganzini), and two great-grandchildren Ryder and Baylee Starling. To her friends and family,
Doris will be remembered as a strong, extremely intelligent, reliable, and thoughtful woman who was very proud of her family and her accomplishments; a woman of true integrity. We take comfort in knowing she is now with her son Garth whom she loved dearly. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 17 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. For those unable to attend, please join us online. The service will be
streamed live through Doris’ memorial page by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com and selecting
Doris Nelson’s obituary. Interment in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations
may be made to the Kelowna
General Hospital Foundation,
2268 Pandosy Street,
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2.