NELSON, Carl Herbert. Herbert Nelson passed away on November 15, 2013 at Chilliwack General Hospital, at the age of 88. He was born January 27, 1925, in Mellrud, Sweden. Herbert is survived by his loving wife Mabel of Hope, sister: Yvonne of Hinton, stepdaughter: Debbie, 5 grandchildren: Mandy, Eli, Amy, Josh and Tammy, 5 great grandchildren: Kaila, Daegen Santana, Carley & Bailey.
He was predeceased by his father Frank and mother Elizabeth, brothers Frank and Gustav, and sister Florence, nephews Larry and Allen. Herbert worked for MacMillan Bloedel, in Surrey BC for 34 years. Upon retiring he built himself a home in Surrey, married Mabel in 1980 and moved to Hope in 2000.
Herbert was a Private in the Kings own Rifles Regiment. He entered service in 1943 and was discharged in 1946. You will so lovingly be remembered, and greatly missed by us all.