Jan. 7, 1919 – July 31, 2015
Nancy Mary Bonter – 96 years old died July 31, 2015 at Fischer Place, 100 Mile House, BC.
Nan is survived by children Bill (Karen), Mick (Linda), Karen (Lawrence); grandchildren Russ, Kerri, Che’, Cory, Gill and Mike; great grandchildren James, Jennifer, Shelby, Elizabeth and Damian.
Predeceased by husband Norm in 1997 and grandson Jimmy in 1983.
Nan was born and raised in England where she was educated as a teacher. She used those skills during WWII when she was instructed to evacuate many children from England to a safe place. She met Norm during the war and they were married in England in 1943. Following the war they moved to Vancouver in 1947 and then to Bridge Lake in 1953, where Nan helped Norm build and manage Lucky Strike Ranch until 1975. During this time period she also taught school in Bridge Lake and then in Kamloops. In 1980, she and Norm moved to Mill Bay where she resided until 2014. Nan will be remembered as a kind giving mother, qrandmother, great grandmother and a loyal friend who met life’s challenges with enthusiasm and a great sense of humour.
Nan will be missed by all who knew her.
The family would like to thank Jerry Fenwick, Ruth Leach and Regina Winterburn for their help and support in the care of Nan.
A private service for family and close friends will be announced at a later date.
100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd.
entrusted with the arrangements. 250-395-3243