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Nels Eric Lundgren

February 2, 1935 - November 22, 2014



It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved husband and father. Nels passed away peacefully, after a long and courageous battle with kidney disease, surrounded by his loving family.

Nels was born in Stockholm, Saskatchewan to George and Jenny Lundgren. His mother died when he was five and shortly after Nels, his father and three of his siblings moved to Powell River. On one of their stops Nels climbed into an abandoned car and he had found his passion. Although he was a self-taught mechanic, he was one of the best in Powell River and worked on hundreds of cars over the years. As a young man he worked at City Motors, starting out as a tire man. He spent many years working at the mill in the finishing room. He also was an owner/operator of a dump truck and worked for Department of Highways until he had to take early retirement due to arthritis.

In 1955 Nels married the love of his life Delores and by the next year had started their family. Together they raised four children. They spent many weekends taking drives up the logging roads, every summer going on camping trips and in later years travelling to visit kids and grandkids.

He is predeceased by his parents and his in-laws Bob and Agnes McCarter. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife Delores, children Rob (Corenna), Donna (John) Anaka, Rick (Monica) and Kevin (Alayne), his grandchildren Jen (Nathan), Matt, Ryan, Tim, Brent (Jen), Eric, Carli (Art), Lindsey (Jamie), Leanne (Ron), Jordan, Cody, Seth, Alex, Eddie and Dominic and his precious great-grandchildren Rachel, Sarah, Tyson, Chloe, Brittany, Dallas and Bradley.

He also leaves to mourn his sisters Ollie, Ruth, Trudy (Richard) and Vivian, brother Evert, brother-in-law Gary, many nieces, nephews and special friends.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Nels’ memory to the charity of your choice.


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From: Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Staff

Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Donna Werner
Relation: Cousin

I have known Nels since our first walk in China Block when I was a little girl. He was a sweet, kind, loving human being with a laugh that one would never forget. He was a gentle soul that made the world a better place. To say he will be missed is an understatement. Rest in peace sweet Nels, we will meet again someday.

From: John and Josephine Morrissey
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

We are sorry to hear of your families lose. He will be missed by many I am sure, John remembers him as being a part of the Wildwood gang when they were far younger

From: Michael Johnson
Relation: Nels was my moms cousin

so sorry for your loss. Only met him a few times but I know my mom and dad liked him.

From: Vivian Ruth Lundgren Crnkovic
Relation: He was my Uncle

Uncle Nels it would have been your 60th anniversary yesterday and I wanted to say Happy Anniversary in heaven. I know you are dancing with the Angels and missing your family so I have included a picture of all the Lundgren Kids yours and your brother my Dad kids probably the last pic of all of us together ever take. I Love You Always and Forever and you are dearly missed. xox

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 28, 2014
Beginning at 1:00pm

Evangel Pentecostal Church
5139 Manson Ave.
Powell River, BC Canada

Memorial Service

5139 Manson Ave.
Powell River, BC Canada

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