Trigg-Broome, Ellen Mary, born in Duck Lake SK. on July 10, 1915 and passed away at Three Links Manor in Kelowna on May 15, 2011. It’s with great sadness we announce the passing of a long time resident of the Okanagan who was call Home by the Lord on May 15, 2011. Ellen was predeceased by her husbands Jack Trigg in 1987 and Dale Broome in 1998, son Norman Trigg in 1994, grandson Terry Evans in 1989,
2 granddaughters Barbara Trigg in 1979, Adrienne McColl in 2002. Ellen is survived by her 3 daughters, Marion (Ross) Evans, Creston BC, Shirley (Don) Johnson, Nelson BC, and Thelma McColl (Murray Trudel), Kelowna BC, one son John Trigg ( Denise Parsons), Kelowna BC also one brother Andre Perrett. She will be sadly missed by her 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Ellen enjoyed the company of many dear friends throughout her life and was loved by all who knew her. She had amazing love and talent for oil painting which she gladly shared with all her students for over 50 years. When Jack and Ellen retired they moved to Sorrento, BC and Ellen opened her own gallery called the Palette House.
She will be remembered for her love of the Lord, deep and abiding faith, her beautiful paintings, wonderful smile and sense of humour, her sweetness and kindness to all.
Thank you to Three Links Manor for the wonderful nursing care and attention Ellen received, she especially loved the gardens. Funeral service was held at Valleyview Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm, with a private burial later in the family plot at Kamloops BC.