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January 30, 1925 - May 30, 2023
In Loving Memory ~
With much sadness we announce the death of Belle on Tuesday, May 30th.
Belle was born in Inverness, Scotland 98 years ago the second of seven children born to James and Mary Mackenzie.
She came to Canada as a war bride in 1946 with her husband Herb where their two daughters were born in Nakusp, B.C. The family moved to Merritt, B.C. in 1950 where Belle enjoyed knitting, sewing, reading and working at the Crawford Insurance Agency.
In 1974 Belle and Herb moved to Duncan on Vancouver Island where they were involved with the Legion and Senior Center for many years.
Belle was predeceased by Herb, her loving husband of 68 years and five siblings.
She leaves to mourn her passing her daughters Heather (Art) Rendell and Ann (Jack) Thomson, six grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson, her sister Margaret in Inverness and several nieces and nephews in Scotland, Canada and the US.
The family extends their gratitude for the excellent care Mum received at Ts'i'ts'uwatul' Lelum Assisted Living and Cairnsmore Place in Duncan and Oyster Harbour Seniors Community in Ladysmith.
No service by request.