Gordon, Winona Marie passed February 3, 2012 in Robson, BC.
Winona was born in Estevan Saskatchewan October 15, 1932, then the Edwardson family moved to Deer Park where they had a farm and provided wood to the steamships. From there the family moved to Silverton where Nonie married and remained except for a short period of time where the family lived in Pine Point NWT but returned to Silverton.
Nonie loved golfing and all that is associated with golf. She was a lifetime member of the Slocan Lake Golf Club. She enjoyed the competition and won many, many trophies for low gross in tournaments including the Women’s West Kootenay Championship. She was thrilled to watch the younger generation join the club and participate in the club events. She worked at a variety of occupations prior to getting married and having children then decided it was time to join the paid workforce again, first at the New Denver hospital, then Produce Manager at the Shop Easy, and after completing some accounting courses became the Clerk at the Forestry Office in New Denver where she remained until reorganization and her retirement.
She is survived by her husband Ken married 58 years, son Ken (Carol), daughter Kerry (Mario Leal), daughter Julie Heichert (Lee), 6 grand children, Kerry (Jessie), Ed (Tanya), Tannice (Sean), Bobby (Samantha), Jacqueline (Jason), and Judd, 7 great grand children, Brad, Keira, Brett, Logan, Bryton, Devon and Tristan.
Predeceased by her brother Jack Edwardson, Aunt Laura Vass, Sister Norma O’Grady, Mother Isabel Edwardson and Sister Laura Dewis
Memorial to be announced in the future.
Special thanks to Dr. Lisa Vasil, the doctors and all hospital staff at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, Dr. Merritt and all staff at Talarico Place. A very special thanks to all of the Home Care Nurses and Home Care Aides for their caring and gentle attention.
The family would like to thank all the family and friends for their condolences.