Dawn Nelson

(nee Bradford)

was born on August 15th, 1929 in Nelson, B.C. and passed away on May 9th, 2014 in Heron Grove at the age of 84 years.

Dawn will be lovingly remembered by her children; Wayne (Sharlene) Nelson of Calgary, Alberta and Karen (Lorne) Siemens of Vernon, B.C.; two grandchildren, Cindy (Nathan) Ellard and Kimara Nelson; two step-grandchildren, Kathie (Vaughn) Peoples and Scott (Tanis) Siemens; her remaining siblings, Dorleen Ryman of Summerland, B.C., June McKinley of Carstairs, Alberta, Ernie Bradford of Quesnel, B.C. and Rose Smith of Carstairs, Alberta; and numerous extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Betty Bergen, Harold Bradford, Ray Bradford, Elsie Bradford and Walt Bradford.

Dawn was a long time resident of Vernon and a life-time member of the Schubert Centre.

Cremation preceded a Reception that will take place at the Schubert Centre on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Dawn to the Vernon Restholm Foundation, 2808-35th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6B5.

We, Dawn’s family give hearfelt thanks to the caregivers at Heron Grove, Cottage #3 and the RNs for making Mom’s last ten months the best they could be. You truly all cared for her and it showed.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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