GULLMES, Else, Elice (Rosenback). Our dear Mother and Nana passed away peacefully on November 4, 2011 at Cottage #1, Wexford Creek Care Facility in Nanaimo, BC at the age of 90, thanks from all the family for the wonderful care you offered our Nana. Else was born on October 19, 1921 in Dagsmark, Finland. Else married Eskil in 1946. They immigrated to Canada with their 3 year old son Rolf in 1951. A few months later in 1951 their daughter Rita was born, followed by another daughter Rose in 1958. Else was predeceased by her husband Eskil in 1994. Else is survived, missed, and forever loved by her son Rolf (Lennie), daughter Rita (Dan), daughter Rose (John), 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Else is also survived by her brother Torstein Rosenback in Finland and sister Astrid Lofgren in Sweden and their families. Else was a giving and loving person, who was always helping others. Else lived for her family and was at her happiest when sharing her time with them. Nana is now dancing to the Swedish Waltz with her Eskil. Always Loved, never Forgotten
A family memorial service will be held on December 9, 2011. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society.