June 14, 1934 – December 12, 2018
George spent an adventurous childhood at Port McNeil on Vancouver Island. He then moved to Vancouver to work the rail yards. He met the love of his life, Delores, while in Vancouver & they were married December 28, 1958. In 1959 they moved to Alberta to farm & raise a family.
George is survived by his sister Ingaborg “Babe” Barley (Kent) of Chilliwack, BC, and brother-in-law Davin Dunn (Davene) of Golden, BC. 6 children: Lorri Christensen (Doug), Joanne Windiuk (Greg), Rhonda Sorensen (Glen), Peter Nelson (Cheri), Andrea Weinmeier (James), Jennifer Warren(Wayne Tymchuk). George has 18 grandchildren, 8 great grand children & numerous nieces & nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Delores Louise in 1992 & by his 2 brothers William “Bill” Nelson & Helmer “Red” Nelson.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018, 11 a.m., at the Ashmont Agriplex.
Donations may be made to albertacancer.ca or the Ashmont Community Cemetery, Box 102, Mallaig AB T0A 2K0.