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Beatrice Helen Nielsen

It is with deep sadness that the family of Beatrice Helen Nielsen announce her passing. Helen passed away peacefully on June 24, 2013 at the Ponoka Long Term Care Centre at the age of 86 years. Helen was born September 30, 1926 at Bawlf, Alberta to David and Effie (Josephine) Saboe. She was predeceased by her husband Werner, her parents and her sister Lillian (Wes) Nicholsen. She is survived by her brother Daryl (Gail) Saboe of Drumheller and their daughters Michele and Lisa; Lillian’s children Lesley, Yvonne, Teresa and James; as well as many members of Werner’s extended family. A Memorial Service is being held at the Ponoka Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Cremation has taken place and the Interment will take place at the Columbarium at the Forest Home Cemetery. Donations in Helen’s memory are gratefully accepted to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta. To express condolences to Helen’s family, please visit

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