Petronella Emma Pingree-Schouten
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6/2/1943 - 6/5/2012
On June 5, 2012 beloved wife, mother and grandmother Nel lost a long battle with both cancer and pulmonary heart disease. She died with the grace that she lived her life, with her family gathered around her. Nel was born on June 2, 1943 in Oostzaan, Holland.
She is survived by her husband, Fred Pingree, her children Peter, Barbara, Christine (Steve) and preceded in death by Laura. Oma was loved by grandchildren Cheryl (Nick), Danielle (Ben), Alyssa, Emma and Nick; as well as, great gandchildren Kimberlie, Trinitie, Ellie, Van, Lauren and Logan. Nel is also survived by her sister Christien (Martin).
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Nel loved crossword puzzles (of which she was a master), reading, her animals, cooking and plants, amongst many other interests. Nel was a longtime member of the Moose and the Elks. She will be remembered with a celebration of life on June 13, 2012 to be held at the Folsom Eagles Hall at 1 -3 p.m., 215 Scott Street.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on June 13, 2012