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John Vernon Nelson

April 19, 1941 - August 23, 2012


On August 23, 2012, Mr. John Vernon Nelson of Elk Point passed away at the age of 71 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; children, Roby of Maple Ridge, B.C., Shawn (Tammy) of Sherwood Park & Angie (James) Pinder of Elk Point; 7 grandchildren, Curtis, Tanner, Jordan, Connor, Jenessa, Tristan & Adana; siblings, Helen Schmidt of Drumheller, Anna (Robert) McCormack of Lloydminster, Lee Nelson of Clandonald & Leslie (Marge) Nelson of St. Albert; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Idelore & Elsa; son, Dale; daughter, Connie Smereka; 2 brothers-in-law, Frank Schmidt & Peter Lakusta; sister-in-law, Joan Nelson. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 29 at 1:00 p.m. at Allied Arts Centre, Elk Point, with Reverend Sam Donaldson officiating. If desired, donations may be made to Cross Cancer Institute or Tom Baker Cancer Centre c/o Box 1780, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0.

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: MacLean
Relation: Friend

Our sincerest condolences to all the family during this most difficult time. Rest in peace Vern, you will be missed dearly by so many -xo

From: Carole and Glen Pruden
Relation: cousin

During this time of sorrow, may our warm thoughts bring comfort to you Linda and all Vernon’s extended family

From: Christine(nee Ockerman) and Rod Risling
Relation: Second cousin

We are so sorry for your great lose, he was a very good man. Sorry we were not able to make the funeral as we are in BC. Chris, Rod, Jenn (Mario) Mucaj and Julia Uttley

From: Trudy Towner (Carlton)
Relation: Ex brother-in-law

I am so sorry to hear about Vernon. I just found out as of yesterday that he had passed. My deepest sympathies to all of his family. He was a great man and I’ll miss him deeply.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 29, 2012
Beginning at 1:00pm

Elk Point Allied Arts Centre

Elk Point, AB Canada

Elk Point, AB Canada

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