TAINSH, Jean

Jean_Tainsh

TAINSH - Jean Tainsh passed away February 14, 2011 at age 58 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Jean was born May 25, 1952 in Three Hills, Alberta.  She grew up on the family farm by Keiver's Lake and attended Torrington school until Grade 9 completing her education at the Three Hills School.  She did administrative work for various companies prior to purchasing her first business, the Sears/Mini Mall in Three Hills.  In 1988, she started Executive Cleaners where she built up a successful, reputable business for over 23 years. Jean was a dedicated businesswoman taking care and pride in all her work.  She was devoted to her family and was a favorite aunt to many. She enjoyed country drives, working in her yard and spending time with her grandkids. She is survived by her fiancé, Dwen Campbell; mother, Margaret Nielsen; daughters PJ (Jim) Rempel and Michelle (Gord) Ferguson of Three Hills as well as grandchildren Brandon, Ashley, Cheyenne and Larissa; siblings Ken (Deb) Nielsen of Salmon Arm, BC; Gloria (Ron) Penno of Didsbury, Rick (Cindy) Nielsen of Olds; step children Jackie (Ryan) Olson of Trochu and Johnnie (Kendra) Campbell of Rocky Mountain House and grandchildren Madison, August, Charlie, Jett, Sienna, Jay-Lynn, Dawson and Denver as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her father, Jens Nielsen in 1992. A Celebration of Life was held on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church with Harold Hunter officiating.  Interment took place prior to the service at the Three Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association or S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance.  Heartland Funeral Services Ltd, Olds entrusted with arrangements. 403-507-8610 www.heartlandfuneralservices.com.