BATES, Leona (nee Neilson) -
Of Guelph, passed peacefully at Wellington Terrace on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in her 85th year.
Beloved wife of the late Ken (August 6, 2018).
Loved mother of Brenda, Bob (Brenda), Don (Sue), Lynne (Paul) and Steve (Kerry).
Loving grandmother of seventeen and great grandmother of fourteen.
Predeceased by her daughter Heather, her parents John and Eva Neilson, and her siblings Eleanor Dow, Betty Hopkins, Keith Neilson and Burton Neilson.
We would like to give special thanks to the staff of Wellington Terrace for their kind and compassionate care and a special thank you to the PSWs who cared for them in their home.
Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 10-11 am. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11 am. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Wellington Terrace, Fergus would be appreciated.
|A tree will be planted in memory of Leona Bates in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm.|