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Nellie Elizabeth (Chinn) Rider

Born: Mon., Jun. 9, 1947
Died: Wed., Jun. 19, 2019


Gathering of Family and Friends

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 13, 2019
Location: Stettler Funeral Home


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We are sad to announce the sudden passing of Nellie Rider-Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the age of 72 years.
Nellie was born June 9, 1947 at the Stettler Hospital to Julian and Meryle (Johnstone) Chinn.  She lived her life in Stettler County, NW of Stettler near Buffalo Lake.  Nellie was a reserved woman with her life revolving around her home and family.
Nellie is survived by her husband of 52 years, Oris Rider; daughters: Karen (Red) Sorensen, Nancy Rider, Jane Rider; son Murray Rider (Marylou Macasa); Nana to her precious grandchildren: Breann Sorensen, Mykayla Sorensen (JD Anderson), Morgan Sorensen (Jessie Bennett), Mackenzie Sorensen, Baileigh Sorensen (Jens Lohmann), Willow Sorensen, McKenna Rider, Kaileb Rider, Gracia Pelle, Anekin Pelle and Damaris Pelle; brother Frank Chinn; sister in law Faye Chinn; Frank and Faye's children: Matt, Claire and Chrissy; daughter in law Andrea Pitcher; special friends Lee and Dwain Ball and family; nieces, nephews; other relatives and dear friends.
Nellie was predeceased by her mother Meryle Chinn; father Julian Chinn; stepmother Lorraine Chinn and father and mother in law Jack and Alma Rider.
A gathering of family and friends come and go social will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 11:00 AM ~ 2:00 P.M. at the Stettler Funeral Home, Stettler, Alberta.  Everyone is welcome.  Donations in memory of Nellie are gratefully accepted to Bar Harbour United Church Camp, Lake View Cemetery or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Bev Baltimore
   Posted Mon June 24, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Nellie's passing, she was such a nice person and I always enjoyed visiting with her. She will be greatly missed in our community,

Dwain, Lee and family
   Posted Mon June 24, 2019
Our hearts are broken with the news of Nellie's passing. Our family will cherish the memories we've made over the last 45+ years with her and her family. She has and always will hold a special place in our family. Hugs and love to Oris and all the kids. 💔💓

Brenda Roy
   Posted Mon June 24, 2019
Remembering Nellie; as a friend and a fun companion and school mate!
Brenda (Damberger) Roy

Pearl Brady
   Posted Sat June 29, 2019
We are saddened by the loss of Nellie. She will be remembered for her cheerful presence at the many Johnstone family functions. Bill, Pearl and family

Doreen Zaborski
   Posted Fri July 12, 2019
We am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.Nellie was a wonderful loving ,giving caring women.I have lots of fond memories of time spent on the family farm with Nellie and family.She will be missed and fondly remembered. From Doreen and Don Zaborski. And family

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