MARTELL, Rae (Ethel DuBois, Ethel Norton)
Mom succumbed to heart failure at her home in Kelowna, BC on January 30th, one day before her 97th birthday. Mom was surrounded by the music that she loved and in the arms of her daughter, Sharie. Mom was born in Hillcrest, Alberta, January 31, 1916 to John and Catherine Norton. Mom was a long time resident of Nelson, BC before retiring in Kelowna to be closer to her family. Mom was predeceased by her daughter Patsy DuBois (1937-1941), her son Dean Martell (1945-2003) and long time dear friend and companion Bob Carlson (1998). Mom is survived by daughter Sharie (Ron) Steel as well as six wonderful grandchildren and their spouses as well as ten much loved great-grandchildren. No service by request. Special thanks to Dr. Canning for your care of Mom through these many years. Till we meet again Mom. Arrangements in care of First Memorial Funeral Services, (250) 762-2299.