Cranbrook resident marks a century-plus

Helen Nelson turned 101 years old Saturday, August 17.

Helen Nelson

Helen Nelson

Joseph Creek Care Village resident Helen Nelson turned 101 years old on Saturday. Nelson said she grew up in the Kootenays and had a large garden when she was younger. She was a seamstress and has two sons, one who lives in Cranbrook and another in Vancouver. She was born in 1912.