After living a full and rich life. Nellie Penning passed away peacefully on October 15, 2011. Nellie was born on November 25, 1914 in Fernie, B.C. to Albert and Eva Reading. The family moved to Vancouver, where Nellie found the love of her life, George Penning and married in 1934, they moved to Chilliwack in 1955.
Mom loved to work in her garden from morning to night. It was beautiful and you could see all the hard work she put into it. She would say if anything gets you down, or if you were not feeling well, go work in the garden.
Mom enjoyed her grand kids and her great-grandkids. She was what everyone wishes in a Nan, loving and sweet and so kind. She will be so sadly missed.
She leaved behind daughter, Mabel Seekins and Linda Woodroff (Larry Blow). Grandchildren Terry (Kim) Seekins, Sandra Seekins (Louise Walters), Debbie (Jim) Daley, Mike (Paula) Woodroff. Great-grandchildren Justin and Kyle Daley, Turner and Tristin Woodroff. Extended great-grandchildren, Jordan, Macy and Zach and their dad Ray Blow. Her dear sister Ruth Bean and many nieces and nephews.
Nellie was preceased by Husband George and son-in-laws Raymond Woodroff and Mervin Seekings, her parents and brothers Jack and Walter, sister Mabel, Ivy and Violet.
Mom requested no service.