Harvey Nelson

Obituary of Harvey Nelson



Harvey Ingve Nelson passed away suddenly on September 28, 2022 at the age of 66, on the family farm in Blue Heron. Harvey was born March 19, 1956 to Ingve and Alice (Lovberg) Nelson, of the Blue Heron District.


Harvey is survived by his wife of 43 years Diana (Boyle) Nelson. His son Logan Nelson, of Canwood, SK. His daughter and son-in-law Jessie and Tyler Hall and their children Dallas and Sadie, of Mortlach, SK.

His sisters Faye (Harvey) Rainville of Beatty, SK, Lorean Nichol of Canwood, SK and Lynn Nelson, of Stump Lake, SK. His Mother-in-law Maxine Boyle of Regina, SK. His sisters-in-law Laura (Deryl) Coates, Barbara Boyle, Donna Boyle, and Darla Boyle all of Regina, SK. His nieces and nephews, Todd and Darla Rainville and their family, Shylo and Dion Nemeth and their family, Layla Sten and her family, Cristy and Lance Reed and their family, Amanda and Darren Carter and their family, Brandon and Dina Coates and their family and Alannah Boyle.


Harvey was predeceased by his parents Ingve and Alice Nelson, nephew Curtis Nelson, his brothers-in-law Jim Nichol, Jeff Boyle and Bob Dunbar and father-in-law Walter Boyle. 


Harvey was devoted to his family, where they always felt his love and protection. Harvey’s philosophy and view of life was based on the seasons, connection to the land, nature, animals and relationship with others. He was skillful, creative, caring, generous, gentle, and had a sense of humour.


Harvey will forever be remembered for his kindness, his strong connection to the community and tradition. His strong work ethic, passion, determination, tinkering and collections, propelled him throughout his life. 


There will be a Memorial Service held for Harvey on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Canwood Community Elks Hall. Lunch and fellowship will follow.

Harvey will be laid to rest in the Blue Heron Cemetery.


Anyone wishing to make a donation in memory of Harvey may direct it to Canwood Community Clinic c/o Canwood and District Health Services Cooperative, Box 101 Canwood SK S0J 0K0

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Beau”Lac” Funeral Home and Crematorium, Canwood,SK  Funeral Directors Donna Lovberg and Lynn Anderson  306-468-2044.


Memorial Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Canwood Elk's Hall
2nd Avenue
Canwood, Saskatchewan, Canada
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