Margaret “Margie” Nelles

September 22, 2018
Our beloved Margie passed away, surrounded by her family, on September 22, 2018 at the age of 74, after battling leukemia. Cherished wife of Bob Bennison, loving mother of Deanna (Michel), Jim (Ananda) and Kelli (Brian) and proud grandma of Chantal, Sophie, Tyler, Brooklyn, Orianna and Jesse.

Family was everything to Margie and that included her extended family. She delighted in their accomplishments, big and small. As our family historian, Margie devoted countless hours to researching and writing family timelines and milestones which she shared through her trademark photobooks.

Margie’s many adventures saw her travel across the globe and live in three different continents. Some of her happiest trips though were trekking through the great outdoors with her beloved Bobby. Margaret’s love of nature was also reflected in the beautiful flowers she tended in her gardens.

Friends are invited to join us in celebrating Margie’s passion for life. The celebration will take place October 21, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Desert Cove Estates Recreation Centre in Vernon – 100 7th Avenue.

The family wishes to thank her doctor, Peter Henley, as well the incredible, warm-hearted staff and volunteers at the hospice house as well as her friends and relatives for all their support as Margie moved on to her next journey.

If desired, donations in memory of Margie may be made to the North Okanagan Hospice House ( or towards Polycythemia Vera research via the Leukemia Society of Canada (www.LLSCanada.Org).

Messages of sympathy may be sent to Margie’s family by viewing her obituary at:

Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.

 Brandon Bowers Funeral Home

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