Cornelia (Nellie) Dahl died Aug. 27, 2008 from a severe stroke. She was born July 8, 1932 in Winnipeg to Bernhard and Liese Fast. She attended Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute and Mennonite Brethren Bible College. In 1952, Nellie married Peter Dahl. Together, they operated a farm near Domain for 16 years. Moving back to Winnipeg, Nellie became involved in activities at Elmwood MB Church, working as swimming instructor and lifeguard at East Kildonan YMCA, and volunteering at the local MCC Self Help store. She also worked part-time as a Seniors’ Activity Coordinator. Family took first place in Nellie’s life, and she had an unwavering and uncomplicated faith. Nellie is mourned by Peter; children Carl and Irene; 6 grandchildren. The memorial service was Sept. 3 at Elmwood MB Church.
Karla is a writer for Mennonite World Conference who lives in Winnipeg.