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Margery Marge Lorabelle Young

July 13, 1929 - April 28, 2015


Margery (Marge) L Young passed away at her home in Nelson on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Marge was born on July 13, 1929 in Salmon Arm, BC to Ross and Helen Young. She was the second daughter of three. The oldest daughter, Joan Weir was born in Vernon and the youngest, Carol Koenig in Nelson.

She began school in Revelstoke, BC  went to high school in Nelson and then to the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, BC. She nursed in Vancouver, St. Catherine’s, Ontario and Bermuda. She took a few years off from nursing for a working holiday in London, England before resuming her nursing career in Vancouver and Nelson.

She is survived by her sister Carol Koenig, her loyal friend of 72 years ‘Dort’ Dorothy (Wallace) Martini of Castlegar; her four nieces Shelly Weir, Marnie (Don)Olson, Kim Rowan (Bob Corey) of Nelson, Tamara (Ian) Fraser of Kaslo, two nephews Kelly Koenig and (Tammy) Tonny Koenig (Luisa), ten great nieces, four great nephews, 2 great great nieces and five great great nephews.

Marge was predeceased by her parents Ross and Helen Young of Procter, BC and by her sister Jean Weir of Vernon, BC.


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