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Carol Nilsson (Nee Anderson)

October 10, 1943 — January 18, 2020

October 10, 1943 ~ January 18, 2020

Carol passed away at the Pinawa hospital on Saturday Jan. 18, with loved ones by her side after a lengthy battle with Mesothelioma.

She will be forever remembered and missed by her husband of 59 years, Albert, by her children Carl & Karen (Laura, Brenlee, Dael), Dan & Jennifer (Makenna, Lily), Brenda & Mike (Nathan, Melissa, Lindsay, Jenna), Grant & Lori (Tyler, Taylor, Trista) along with 14 great grandchildren and many extended family and friends.

Carol was pre-deceased by her father Carl Anderson who died in Belgium during WW II, by her mother Betty and stepfather Chief (Albert) Veilleux, her grandson Jesse in his infancy, her brothers Ian and Keith Veilleux.

Carol touched the hearts of countless people with her gentle nature and tender heart.

Carol and Albert fostered over 150 children during their years in Gillam, The Pas and Lac du Bonnet and were always willing to help out others on their life journey.

Carol was a business partner to Albert and the centre of her family, always being there for everyone.

She was an avid knitter, loved berry picking and gardening.

Carol was very involved and committed to community involvement with various programs such as Youth Mentorship, Lac du Bonnet Youth Centre, Justice Committee and Personal Care Home volunteer.

A celebration of Carol’s life will take place at the Lac du Bonnet Legion Hall on Saturday January 25, 2020 at 11:00 am, followed by a private family interment at the Lee River Cemetery after the lunch provided at the Legion Hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pinawa Cancer Care or Cancer Care Manitoba.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful staff at Pinawa hospital for their kindness and compassion during such a difficult family time.

A special thanks to Dr Bruneau for his care and compassion and to Dr Dawe and Dr Tan at HSC cancer care.

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