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NELSON, Rosalie (nee Côté)

June 11, 1918 – Plamondon, Alberta
January 3, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

After 100 years of accomplishments, hardships, adventures and joie de vivre, Rosalie Nelson (nee Côté) passed away peacefully on January 3, 2019 in Calgary, with family by her side.

Rosalie was born in Plamondon on June 11, 1918 to Ephrem Côté and Clara St. Jean. Rosalie had a great love for photography, scenic journeys, music and a good game of cards.

She will be missed greatly by her three nieces, Rita Ellan Rosalie Côté Vandermeer (John Vandermeer)and Valerie Côté (Alvin Brockman); two nephews, Norman Côté (Simone) and Colin Côté (Brenda); great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews extended family and dear friends. Rosalie was predeceased by her husband Ross Nelson; brother, Evangeliste Côté; and nephew Denis Côté.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W., Calgary, AB) on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service will be held at a later date in Plamondon, AB. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Rosalie Nelson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. She was a remarkable woman, who always welcomed you into her home as readily as she welcomed you into a hug.
    Auntie; you will be sorely missed.

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  2. She truly lived a good long life….what a blessing.

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  3. I was very sorry to hear of Rosalie’s passing. My deepest condolences for your loss.

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  4. Hi Rosalie,
    My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Aunt. I know how special she was to you and what a remarkable life she lived. May Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her.

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